Posts Tagged: HITECH

Now that you have the required HIPAA policies and procedures in place, your employees must be trained to follow those documents. We help our clients stay on the right side of inevitable OCR audits by making sure all employees are adequately trained on the practice’s policies and procedures. We can help your practice get up… Read the rest »

Once you have a complete inventory of all hardware used to access, store or transmit protected health information (PHI), you can create the necessary policies and procedures for your practice. The HIPAA Security Rule requires practices to adopt and implement reasonable and appropriate policies and procedures. We can help your practice get up to date… Read the rest »

Now that you know what a HIPAA Risk Assessment is, let’s start with the basics. To get compliant and avoid substantial fines, you need to know where your protected health information (PHI) is stored, accessed, transmitted and used. We can help your practice get up to date and prepared to minimize breach risks from employees and… Read the rest »

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) is performing more and more HIPAA audits. How can you avoid getting hit with severe penalties from the government? The best way is to perform a complete HIPAA Risk Assessment, and to follow through with training and implementation. Find out how to get compliant, and stay compliant in this… Read the rest »

In light of the opioid crisis, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has launched new websites regarding how HIPAA applies to mental and behavioral health information. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that… Read the rest »

It is a definite possibility. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our blog click here). Many whistleblower lawsuits are brought by employees, or former employees, who… Read the rest »

The second phase of HIPAA audits are scheduled for early 2016, which is just around the corner. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest health care news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our… Read the rest »

Probably not, even if you completed an initial HIPAA risk assessment. HIPAA preparedness is a perpetual task that constantly changes with new technology and data-sharing requirements – many of which did not exist when the rules were finalized. We can help your practice get up to date and prepared for an audit by completing a… Read the rest »