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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 »

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 »

Do you know your Business Associates?

Knowing who is a Business Associate can be difficult and confusing for Covered Entities. Through our surveys of the market BlogHIPAA has identified that most Covered Entities need help identifying their Business Associates, and do not understand how to confidently audit and determine if they are in compliance with HIPAA. We believe this webinar will… Read More »

Infographic: HIPAA Do’s and Don’ts

Violating HIPAA regulation is a serious offense, but the problem that many health care professionals face is the confusion surrounding exactly what’s required to be compliant. Below, we’ve compiled a short list for you to reference when deciding if your health care operations comply with HIPAA regulatory requirements. For more information about HIPAA, check out… Read More »

Benefits of mHealth: The Physician Perspective

As a physician, you’re used to the feeling of having your attention pulled in several directions at once. Many days, it can seem as if you just don’t have enough time to see enough patients, run all the tests you’d like, or even communicate with your staff. That’s why so many doctors and healthcare workers… Read More »