Category Archives: HIPAA Compliance and Healthcare

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Insurance Company Records Request

It seems that requests by insurance companies or contractors for insurance companies for copies of client records is on the uptick. [...]

HIPAA Regulations and Your Practice

The health and privacy rule is part of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). It covers the [...]

Platforms That are HIPAA Compliant

How do you know if the third party platform you are using is compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or [...]

What Is HIPAA Compliance Anyway?

New HIPAA regulations could be putting a strain on your practice. Everyday communication techniques that a practice uses have new [...]

The Dos and Don’ts of Patient Outreach

As medical practices become more and more concerned with profit margins, and new healthcare plans surge forward, it’s essential for [...]

Are You HIPAA Compliant?

HIPAA compliance is one of the biggest areas of question, concern and overall success of medical professionals. We can talk all day [...]

Best Practices for Cyber Security in the Healthcare Field

Cyber security is a hot and incredibly pertinent issue in the medical field today. With the common use of electronic health records and [...]

Are You Ready for the HIPAA Audit Program?

Phase two of the HIPAA audit program has not yet been unleashed, but big changes are on the way. Once the DHS’ program resumes, there [...]

Top Liability Risks for Psychiatrists

Sound, heavily documented care is no doubt one of the top methods of protection when facing claims and working with patients. As a [...]

$4.8 Million HIPAA Security Settlement Is the Largest HIPAA Payout Yet

The HIPAA malpractice settlements of 2014 are the largest we’ve seen in the industry thus far. No doubt some of these violations [...]

Holiday Shopping With Security

In today’s wireless world, we use mobile devices, tablets and laptops connected via Wi-Fi for pretty much everything. Around the [...]

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