News & Analysis

May 24, 2019
Medicare Web

Medical Oncology Hematology Consultants, in Newark, Delaware, recently released a notifcation about a data breach that exposed the information of 8,591 patients and occurred around June 7–8, 2018.

May 23, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: What information does HIPAA allow to be shared on a health insurance user portal if multiple family members are on the same policy? Should all individuals on the policy have separate user accounts?

May 20, 2019
Briefings on HIPAA

Not all governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) solutions are built the same. If you’re in the market for one and are working in the healthcare industry, check out ComplyAssistant.

May 17, 2019
Medicare Web

According to a recent press release, the Department of Justice unsealed an indictment of two Chinese nationals for a hacking incident that resulted in one of the largest health data breaches of all time.

May 16, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: I’m a registered nurse, and I received treatment at the ER of the hospital where I work. When I asked for a return-to-work note the next day, the physician told me that my supervisor called her the previous evening and asked if I had asked for the note. Is this a HIPAA violation?

May 13, 2019
Briefings on HIPAA

Care coordination has been at the heart of recent healthcare redesign efforts, which includes integrating primary care with behavioral and mental healthcare, but misunderstandings about how and when HIPAA applies can lead to unnecessary delays and leave organizations vulnerable to compliance risks.