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

Massachusetts Practice Takes a $1.5M Hit From New HIPAA Smackdown

The Office for Civil Rights appears to be sending a stern and serious message to practices nationwide as the first stage of Meaningful Use wraps up. Less than four months… Read More

HIPAA Violation in Alaska Spurs $1.7 Million Fine

In every practice’s nightmare come true, the Alaska Department of Health and Human Services had one misstep that sparked a full-blown audit – exposing all manner of skeletons in their… Read More