The Best Ways to Keep PHI Safe

If you work in healthcare, odds are that you push paper and you deal with a lot of patient data. We thought that the best way to help you keep PHI safe is to create a guide that has the best equipment for the job. Whether you are storing documents, destroying documents, or wiping your… Read More »

HIPAA Compliance Software

HIPAA Compliance Software The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) enacted in 1996, set forth industry standards for the handling of protected health information (PHI). The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) defines PHI as any individually identifiable health information, classified into 18 HIPAA identifiers. PHI can include name, date of birth, address,… Read More »

8 Methods to Increase Employees Cybersecurity Compliance

Cyberattacks should be a concern for any organization working with sensitive information. Hackers have become more sophisticated in their attempts to breach organizations, making it difficult to detect breaches. Organization-wide cybersecurity compliance mitigates the risk of cyberattacks, while providing employees with the tools to recognize attacks before they can infect an organization’s entire network. One… Read More »

Surprise Bill Obligations

NYS and other states have implemented regulations referred to as “Surprise Bill Regulations” to address a consumer demand for transparency as to healthcare providers participation in health plans. Simply put, providers, all providers, are required to post what health plans they are contracted with and participating, advise patients what their economic exposure is if they… Read More »

HIPAA Alliance Marketplace Connects CEs and BAs

For many health care providers, finding HIPAA compliant business associates poses a significant challenge–one with implications on the security of their sensitive health care data. The newly launched HIPAA Alliance Marketplace is a platform that simplifies the process for covered entities to find HIPAA compliant business associates. Health care providers can connect with health care… Read More »

What is required for HIPAA Compliance?

What is required for HIPAA Compliance? Here’s a Checklist! Lots of our visitors ask us “what is required for HIPAA compliance?” Because this is such an important question, we try to direct our visitors to the most trusted sources for HIPAA education. The most important aspect to remember is that a checklist based “solution” is… Read More »

Our Partners at Compliancy Group Help Client Pass HIPAA Audit

Compliancy Group announced today that it has helped a long-time client pass a HIPAA audit. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) investigation into a potential HIPAA violation resulted in no fine for a user of their web-based compliance solution, The Guard. HIPAA audits target hundreds of health care… Read More »