HIPAA Regulations for Nursing Homes

Compliance with HIPAA regulations for nursing homes must include ongoing HIPAA risk assessments. Here’s how to ensure you comply. Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) Risk Analysis, with their various…

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Nursing Home Industry Analysis and Covid-19

Although a nursing home industry analysis predicts future growth typically over the next five years, implementing safety precautions now can help stop the spread of Covid-19 and ensure resident safety…

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Value-Based Reimbursement Models

There’s a reason the healthcare industry is shifting toward value-based reimbursement models and away from volume-based care. Value-based care reimburses healthcare providers based on the quality of care they provide,…

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OIG Self-Disclosure Requirements

What about OIG self-disclosure requirements?  The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) created a Self-Disclosure Protocol (SDP) to give healthcare providers the opportunity to disclose when they have uncovered evidence…

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Outsourcing Healthcare Compliance

The concept of outsourcing healthcare compliance is a growing option worthy of consideration for a variety of hospitals, outpatient clinics, and other healthcare organizations. At issue is the grappling to…

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HIPAA Email Encryption Requirements

Are there any HIPAA email encryption requirements? As it turns out, it’s not an easy question to answer. The reality of HIPAA and email encryption is a bit complex. Here’s…

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8 Point HIPAA Compliance Checklist!

Important items to include in your HIPAA compliance checklist, based on the latest updates.  Consider that in over 24 years since its implementation, there have been many updates. When HIPAA…

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Nursing Home Business Plan – 7 Key Points

A nursing home business plan should contain seven key elements. Incorporating them into your document will help to ensure your success. The U.S. is currently experiencing a shift in demographics….

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HIPAA Compliance Certification – Really?

HIPAA compliance certification … what is it, who provides it, and who gets it?  The “author” of a HIPAA compliance certificate is always a “private” party or organization.  In that…

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Senior Living Technology Trends

While many people may associate high-tech gadgets with young people, Baby Boomers are also increasingly tech-savvy. Many of the latest technology trends are now being implemented to assist senior living…

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