Category Archives: Risk Assessment

How to pass your HIPAA audit

According to HHS, 70% of the market is not HIPAA compliant, while CMS states that 79% of Meaningful Use Audits result in failure. Find out why and how to avoid common mistakes. Learn about secrets and tips to protect your reputation and avoid fines. This special webinar will be presented by a panel of HIPAA… Read More »

HIPAA Police –Are They Coming For You?

As reported by Health and Human Services (HHS) HIPAA fines and audits are significantly on the rise. 5% of practices are being audited against the HITECH Act and Omnibus Rule. Are you compliant? “How do all these regulations affect me as a Healthcare Covered Entity or Business Associate?” To answer that question, let’s first look… Read More »

Free Risk Assessment Tool from HHS…It’s About Time!

A free HIPAA Security Risk Assessment tool from HHS? Finally ONC, in collaboration with the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the HHS Office of the General Counsel (OGC), has offered a free service for covered entity’s to address the Stage 1. Risk Assessment requirements to Meaningful Use core measure 15. Covered Entities and… Read More »

New Time Table Proposed for Meaningful Use Stage 2 Certification

New Time Table Proposed for Meaningful Use Stage 2 Certification Eligible Providers (EP) and hospitals must meet the criteria of three stages of Meaningful Use (MU) over time, in order to continue to receive reimbursements from Medicaid or Medicare (EP’s can receive incentive money from both though not at the same time). At this time,… Read More »