April 1, 2019
Briefings on HIPAA

Gaps in mobile security remain a threat to your protected health information and leave you vulnerable to HIPAA violations, so train and, if necessary, restrain employees to reduce the risk.

April 8, 2019
Briefings on HIPAA

Hospital mergers and acquisitions remain the trend, and many hospital systems and other healthcare organizations cover multiple states, so understanding and keeping track of different state privacy laws can get complicated.

April 15, 2019
Briefings on HIPAA

Once you understand the basics of privacy and disclosure of PHI under HIPAA, strive to keep staff trained. According to Section 164.530 (b) of the Privacy Rule, a covered entity must train all members of their workforce on the policies and procedures with respect to PHI as necessary and appropriate.

April 22, 2019
Briefings on HIPAA

There are fewer hoops to jump through when another provider requests a practice’s patient records than when an attorney requests them, but the requesting providers don’t have an automatic right to those records, and you can’t just hand them over.