News & Analysis

May 1, 2011
Briefings on HIPAA

Preparing for audits can be a tool for assessing an organization's compliance with the Privacy and Security Rules and new HITECH requirements.

May 1, 2011
Briefings on HIPAA

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May 1, 2011
Briefings on HIPAA

ClevX™, an intellectual property (IP) development and licensing company in Kirkland, WA, manufactures a secure USB flash drive called LokIt Secure Flash Drive®. It significantly limits risks related to loss or theft.

May 1, 2011
Briefings on HIPAA

The company, based in Prince George's County, MD, got hit in February with OCR's first civil money penalty for violations of the HIPAA Privacy Rule-a $4.3 million tab that included $3 million for failing to cooperate with the agency's investigation. OCR determined Cignet acted with "willful neglect" and did not take action to correct the violations, which allowed the agency to impose the highest level of fines based on its tiered penalty structure.

May 1, 2011
Briefings on HIPAA

HHS' OCR in February began using the new fine structure mandated by HITECH and handed one of the country's most prestigious hospitals, Massachusetts ­General Hospital (MGH) in Boston, a $1 million penalty for a breach violation.

May 1, 2011
Case Management Monthly

The ACMA has received a document from CMS that answers questions that ACMA members posed to the agency about delivering the Important Message from Medicare (IM).

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