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Highlights from the 2018 HIPAA Security Conference: Audit Processes, Cyberattacks and Ransomware Responses, and Breach Posting

by ih-coc admin
At the HIPAA Security Conference in DC that took place on October 18 & 19, 2018, one of the most valued speakers, Serena Mosley-Day, Acting Senior Advisor Compliance and Enforcement, HHS Office for Civil Rights.

UMass settles potential HIPAA violations following malware infection

by ih-coc admin
The University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass) has agreed to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules.

How Prepared is Your Organization for a HIPAA Audit?

by ih-coc admin
Could your organization be prepared for an onsite HIPAA audit in ten days? Find out if your organization is prepared.

MACRA – Are There Additional HIPAA Concerns for Providers?

by ih-coc admin
MACRA contains scheduled Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) updates, a new Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), a new Technical Advisory Committee for assessing Physician Focused Payment Model (PFPM) proposals, and incentive payments for participation in Alternative Payment Models (APMs).

HIPAA Breach Notification Deadline Quickly Approaching

HIPAA Breach Notification Deadline Quickly Approaching

by Bevon Findley (SU)
Did your healthcare practice experience a breach affecting fewer than 500 individuals in 2014? If so, the deadline for reporting the breach to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is quickly approaching. Per the Code of Federal Regulation (CFR), your practice has until March 1, 2015 to file a breach notification with HHS.