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Is a HIPAA Violation a Reportable Breach?

by ih-coc admin
Just because a member of an organization’s workforce violates HIPAA policies and procedures, it is not necessarily a breach reporting requirement.

Could Baby Pictures Violate HIPAA?

Could Baby Pictures Violate HIPAA?

by Yenny (SU)
According to the Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), it is a violation of federal law for covered entities (including almost all physician offices) to disclose protected health information of patients. The scope of what is and isn’t protected health information can even lead to question the practice of obstetricians posting photos of newborns that they helped deliver.

HIPAA – A Role of the Compliance Dice

by ih-coc admin
Some organizations may view HIPAA compliance as a roll of the dice because, let’s face it, the chances of any type of random audit are slim to none.