Covered Entities who experienced a Breach of Unsecured Protected Health Information during 2017 must notify the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. […]

HIPAA was amended by the Department of Health and Human Services, on January 6th. Effective February 5, 2016, the Final Rule gives certain Covered Entities the ability to report to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. […]

Government resources are increasingly dedicated to battling health care fraud. Having a well-developed compliance plan is an important way for providers to discover and remedy wrongful billing practices, prepare for audits and defend against claims of intentional wrongdoing. […]

HIPAA and Meaningful Use audits are being conducted at the same time. It is crucial that health care providers devote the time and resources necessary to conduct a comprehensive Security Risk Analysis, or potentially face fines and penalties. […]

On January 25, 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published its final modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Enforcement Rules […]

On September 4, 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published the Final Rules for Stage 2 Meaningful Use (the “Final Rules”). The […]

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