In 2008 California put into effect breach reporting laws applicable to certain licensed health care providers Healthcare Entities that are more stringent than HIPAA - so stringent that Healthcare Entities have been required...more
Covered Entities and their Business Associates must comply with HIPAA’s Security Rule, or they may face substantial penalties. The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) recently shared a resolution agreement that emphasizes the...more
Under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Omnibus Final Rule published January 25, 2013, 78 Fed.Reg. 5566, Covered Entities (CEs) with Business Associate Agreements (BAAs) that were entered on or...more
Until last week, Sutter Health was looking at a potential jury verdict in excess of $4 billion against several of its affiliated hospitals in a class action suit filed under the California Medical Information Act, California...more
September 23rd is the HIPAA Omnibus Rule compliance deadline. The Rule expands the definition of Business Associates (BAs). Are you prepared?
Incorrect determinations lead to increased risk and potential liability for...more
September 23 is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Omnibus Rule compliance deadline. We have solutions and tools that may help you meet these changes now.
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has announced a settlement between the US Department of Health and Human Services and Affinity Health Plan, Inc. to address potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and...more
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has announced that WellPoint, Inc. agreed to pay $1.7 million to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and...more
On January 25, 2013, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) within the Department of Health and Human Services published guidance on whether banks and other financial institutions must comply with the Health Insurance Portability...more