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Approaching HIPAA Compliance

Approaching HIPAA Compliance

March 04, 2017

A forward-thinking approach to ensure that medical practices continually meet the various requirements set forth in order to stay compliant with HIPAA

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Health Information Security Breach Reporting Deadline: February 28th

Health Information Security Breach Reporting Deadline: February 28th

Michelle Bilsky, CHCO, LHRM, MLA, CBA // February 20, 2017

If a breach of unsecured protected health information affects fewer than 500 individuals, a covered entity must notify the Secretary of Health and Human Services of the breach within 60 days of the end of the calendar year in which the breach was discovered.

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OCR Issues Phishing Email Alert

OCR Issues Phishing Email Alert

November 29, 2016

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Right (OCR) has issued an alert regarding a phishing e-mail disguised as an official OCR audit communication.

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Section 1557 Compliance Requirements

Section 1557 Compliance Requirements

October 30, 2016

Section 1557, the nondiscrimination provision of the Affordable Care Act, requires covered entities, including Medicare/Medicaid participating hospitals, pharmacies, and health plans, to adhere to specific interpretation and translation requirements to meet quality standards.

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