Category Archives: Business Associates

OCR Announces HIPAA Desk Audits for Business Associates

Starting in November, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is slated to begin HIPAA compliance desk audits for business associates. This is just the beginning of OCR’s ongoing push for a permanent HIPAA audit program, which will kick into higher gear come 2017. OCR first began its Phase… Read More »

HIPAA Audits and Business Associates

OCR outlined the specifics of their new Phase 2 HIPAA Audits back in Marc, stating that: “The Phase 2 HIPAA Audit Program reviews the policies and procedures adopted and employed by covered entities and business associates to meet selected standards and implementation specifications of the Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules.” Compliancy Group is the… Read More »

Business Associates: How to become HIPAA compliant, increase revenue, and gain new clients

Wednesday August 26th 2-3:30 EST Since Omnibus started in 2013 Business Associates (BA) have scrambled to understand and adhere to the Federal Regulation. Though Omnibus alone was a reason for Business Associates to become compliant many realized that compliance could help differentiate their offerings. Helping the company retain and acquire new clients. Compliance is helping… Read More »