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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 »

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 »

July’s HIPAA Chat

The HHS and OCR has begun Phase 2 HIPAA Audits of Covered Entities. Clearly, CEs need to have a vision for maintaining compliance including having a plan that addresses administrative, technical and physical aspects of HIPAA Security, on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. Pose a question on the registration form or attend live and… Read More »

Physical Therapy Provider Settles with OCR for $25,000 in PHI Breach

On February 16, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced it had reached a settlement with Complete P.T., Pool & Land Physical Therapy, Inc. (CPT) after the organization exposed the protected health information (PHI) of a number of its patients. CPT, a California-based physical therapy practice,… Read More »

Webinar: HIPAA Compliance Tune-up for 2016

Wednesday, March 9th from 2:00 EST Healthcare IT thought leadership and practice managers continually seek ways to foster a culture of alertness when it comes to HIPAA compliance. They have the dual challenge of staying on the right side of federal regulators and stopping would-be hackers. This is especially true given the potential impact a data… Read More »