News & Analysis

June 7, 2019
Medicare Web

The American Medical Collection Agency recently began notifying its clients of a hack that exposed personal and billing data of its clients, including approximately 11.9 million Quest Diagnostic patients and 7.7 million LabCorp patients.

June 6, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: I am a college student who had to miss three days of classes because I was ill. One of my professors needed proof that I was too ill to attend class. When I asked the health center for a note, they said it would be a HIPAA violation to provide any details about my illness. Were they right?

June 3, 2019
Briefings on HIPAA

HIPAA professionals all work to prevent their facilities from getting fined by OCR for violations of HIPAA’s Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification rules, but you need to stay up to date on what those penalties could be and where OCR stands on enforcement.

May 31, 2019
Medicare Web

The HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued a new fact sheet last week that clarifies the circumstances under which OCR may hold business associates (BA) directly liable.

May 27, 2019
Briefings on HIPAA

In this month's issue, our expert answers questions on color-coded filing systems, sharing information with overseas providers, coordinating research with hospital employees, and more!  

May 27, 2019
Briefings on HIPAA

In this month's HIPAA Q&A, our expert answers questions on color-coded filing systems, overseas providers, coordinating with research hospitals, and more!

Pages