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OCR to Conduct HIPPA Audits on Dentists This Year

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is expected to conduct its next round of  Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) audits on dentists later this year.
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OCR Targeting Covered Entities for Smaller HIPAA Breaches

It's a common assumption that only hospitals and other large healthcare practices are targeted by the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) for data breaches. Ever since Congress passed HIPAA in 1996, the OCR has segmented data breaches into one of two categories: those affecting 500 or more individuals, and those affecting fewer than 500 individuals. Just because a data breaches affects fewer than 500 individuals, however, doesn't necessarily mean that it's insignificant.
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HIPAA and Whiteboards: Are They Allowed?

This is a question that many doctors and other covered entities ask. Whiteboards offer a quick and easy way for healthcare professionals to make notes, often including patient names, diagnoses and other pertinent information. But anytime personal health information is being displayed, covered entities must consider whether or not it violates the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). So, are whiteboards allowed under HIPAA?
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HIPAA: How it's Changed and Where it's Headed

It's been more than 20 years since Congress signed HIPAA into effect. As you probably know, a lot has changed since then. From smartphones and social media, to newly added revisions like Omnibus Rule, HIPAA has evolved since its inception. It's important for doctors and other covered entities to familiarize themselves with these changes so they remain in full compliance with HIPAA. Because failure to do so could result in hefty fines and corrective action handed down by the OCR.
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5 Questions to Ask When Conducting a HIPAA Security Risk Assessment

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requires all doctors, dentists, chiropractors and other covered entities operating in the United States to conduct security risk assessments on a regular basis, as part of the HIPAA. As the name suggests, this is done to “assess the security risk” associated with patients' personal information. When conducting a HIPAA security risk assessment, covered entities should try to answer the following questions.
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HIPAA Tips for Small Healthcare Practices

Do you own or otherwise manage a small healthcare practice? If so, you'll need to comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Originally passed by Congress in 1996, this federal law requires all doctors and other healthcare providers – big and small – to implement certain safeguards, policies and procedures to protect their patients' personal information from unauthorized use or disclosure.
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Philadelphia Business Associates Cited for HIPAA Violation

It's not just covered entities who are cited for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) violations; third-party business associates with whom they do business are also targeted.
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6 Tips to Avoid HIPAA Data Breaches

Are you doing enough to protect your healthcare practice from Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) data breaches? Each year, dozens of doctors and other covered entities pay steep fines for breaches involving Electronic Protected Health Information (EPHI). Some of these breaches are minor, whereas others are larger and more widespread.
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What You Can Learn From the Largest HIPAA Settlement to Date

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has received approximately 91,000 complaints of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) violations from April 2003 to January 2003. Of those 91,000 complaints, 22,000 resulted in enforcement action.
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