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Office of Civil Rights HIPAA Audits Advance

On Monday July 11th, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) HIPAA Audits took a step forward in their anticipated program when over 150 Covered Entities were notified of their selection… Read More

Defining MACRA: What You Need to Know Right Now.

Healthcare is buzzing as MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015) and Medicare payment reform is implemented. Providers and healthcare organizations will see a number of changes as… Read More

HHS Issues Clarification on $6.50 “Right to Access” Provision

On Monday May 23rd, 2016, Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a clarification to a FAQ published February 25th, 2016 regarding reasonable fees allowed to be charged pertaining to a… Read More

“Right to Access” — Updated OCR and HHS HIPAA Guidance

UPDATE: HHS PUBLISHED CLARIFICATIONS REGARDING THIS $6.50 PROVISION. PLEASE READ THESE IMPORTANT UPDATES HERE.  After the March 23 webinar on this important topic, clients still had very specific questions about… Read More

Have You Met Your Year-End HIPAA Requirements?

There are just a Few Days Left to Schedule and Complete Your Annual Security Risk Analysis for the 2015 Calendar Year  With the introduction of the Meaningful Use Pay-for-Performance program… Read More

A Unique Look at HIPAA Identifiers

We know that keeping your patients’ health information safe is at the top of your priority list, and you’re going to jump through the HIPAA-designated hoops necessary to ensure that… Read More