HIPAA Breach Disclosure Requirements

In my previous blog HIPAA Breach Notification Rule, I discussed the definition of a HIPAA Breach, and some of the requirements for HIPAA Breach Notifications.  Today we will look at…

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HIPAA Breach Notification Rule

HIPAA Breach Notification Rules under the HITECH and GINA Act were issued on January 25, 2013, resulting in modifications to HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Enforcement. This is commonly known as…

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Ransomware and HIPAA

Ransomware and HIPAA: the Federal Government has recently issued two resource documents: the first discusses protecting your network from ransomware, the second, a Ransomware and HIPAA fact sheet.  Both are…

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OIG 2016 Work Plan – EHR Technology

The OIG 2016 Work Plan, published a few weeks ago, announced reviews of incentive payments for adoption of Electronic Health Records (EHR), and plans to conduct security audits of certified…

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