Tag Archives: us department of health and human services

HIPAA – “Covered Providers”

Now that I mentioned HIPAA, why are so many practitioners under the impression that they are “covered providers” under HIPAA (the [...]

HIPAA – Enforcement

According to statistics from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), of the complaints that have been received and [...]

HIPAA Examined By Congressional Committee

The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania, has held [...]

ABC’s of Avoiding Liability – H: HIPAA

What agency of government investigates patient complaints for a violation of HIPAA’s Privacy Rule? Is it a complete defense to such a [...]