Potential HIPAA Security Violations

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Potential HIPAA Security Violations appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Adrian Johansen Common HIPAA security violations How to stay HIPAA compliant managing a HIPAA violation

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Penalties For Violating HIPAA

Electronic Health Reporter

If your organization handles protected health information (PHI) or electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI), you should be well aware of the Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act known commonly as HIPAA.

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HIPAA Compliant – Telehealth Features Series

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HIPAA Violations

Telebehavioral Health Institute

$100,000 HIPAA Settlement Reached for HIPAA Violations In its first HIPAA settlement of 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) fined a sole practitioner $100,000 for HIPAA violations. HIPAA

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Manage HIPAA Compliance For Your Business

Electronic Health Reporter

The HIPAA outlines the standard security practices that organizations handling protected health information (PHI) need to adhere to. Whether your business is compliant with the HIPAA or not can have a huge impact on how you handle your business.

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FaceTime HIPAA

Telebehavioral Health Institute

FaceTime HIPAA Privacy Concerns Apple’s FaceTime has recently been revealed to contain a major bug that significantly impacts the privacy of iPhone users everywhere. The post FaceTime HIPAA appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA Data

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Data Storage Requirements and HIPAA Compliance The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) set forth industry standards for the proper handling of protected health information (PHI). The post HIPAA Data appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPA

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HIPAA Medical Records Release

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Medical Records Release The HIPAA Privacy Rule grants patients or their personal representatives the right to receive, inspect and review their health information. The post HIPAA Medical Records Release appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA Violations, How to Prevent Them

Electronic Health Reporter

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) applies to all companies in the United States. Healthcare providers, covered entities and their business associates should understand HIPAA and take compliance steps to avoid monetary fines and even prison time.

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HIPAA Privacy Rule Waiver

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Emergency HIPAA Privacy Rule Waiver During an emergency or public health crisis, some elements of the HIPAA Privacy Rule may be waived. The post HIPAA Privacy Rule Waiver appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA Penalties Suspended for Telehealth During Covid-19 National Emergency

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HIPAA Training Requirements

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Training Requirements Conducting annual HIPAA training is a key component of maintaining HIPAA compliance. The post HIPAA Training Requirements appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA Compliance Checklist

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Compliance Checklist Completing a HIPAA compliance checklist should be the first step when assessing whether or not your behavioral health practice is HIPAA compliant. The post HIPAA Compliance Checklist appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA Designated Record Set

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Designated Record Set Under the HIPAA Privacy Rule, behavioral health specialists are required to provide patients access to the protected health information (PHI) contained in their designated record set. The post HIPAA Designated Record Set appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

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HIPAA Compliance and The Cloud

Electronic Health Reporter

The article HIPAA Compliance and The Cloud appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Adrian Johansen cybersecurity HIPAA HIPAA and the cloudThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Adrian Johansen, freelance writer; @AdrianJohanse18. Developments in technology have had a profound impact on nearly every aspect of our lives.

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HIPAA Privacy Rule

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Privacy Rule Overview Although the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted in 1996, the HIPAA Privacy Rule wasn’t added to the regulation until 2002. The post HIPAA Privacy Rule appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA certification

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Certification? When it comes to HIPAA compliance, many healthcare professionals are searching for a way to certify their efforts. The post HIPAA certification appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA Medical Release Form

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HIPAA Medical Release Form There are certain circumstances in which it is required for behavioral health professionals to receive a HIPAA medical release form before they are permitted to disclose protected health information (PHI). HIPAA

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HIPAA Tips

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Tips Every Behavioral Health Professional Should Know HIPAA compliance can be a complex web of interlocking regulatory requirements. The post HIPAA Tips appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA Password Requirements

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Password Requirements For behavioral health professionals, HIPAA password requirements are an important part of keeping your sensitive health data safe and avoiding HIPAA fines. But what does HIPAA regulation have to say about implementing secure passwords? HIPAA

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HIPAA Marketing

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Marketing Tips for Behavioral Health Professionals When it comes to HIPAA, marketing your behavioral health practice can be tricky. The post HIPAA Marketing appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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COVID- 19 Group Therapy and HIPAA Privacy

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Group Therapy and HIPAA Privacy Rule Under the HIPAA Privacy Rule, a healthcare provider may use and disclose protected health information (PHI), without individual written authorization, if the use or disclosure is a treatment disclosure. HIPAA

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HIPAA Security Rule

Telebehavioral Health Institute

The HIPAA Security Rule Applies to Telehealth Practices Under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), telehealth practices are considered covered entities (CEs). As a HIPAA covered entity, the HIPAA Security Rule applies to telehealth practices.

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2019 HIPAA Fines

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Year End Review: 2019 HIPAA Fines The Office for Civil Rights (OCR), the enforcement body for HIPAA compliance, announced eleven settlements in 2019. Each of the eleven organizations received HIPAA fines, varying in amounts based on the severity of their … Read more. HIPA

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HIPAA Provider to Provider Communication

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Provider to Provider Communication Providers often have a need to communicate with other providers to consult on patient care. HIPAA provider to provider communication is permitted under certain circumstances without prior patient consent. HIPAA

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HIPAA Compliant Video Conferencing

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Compliant Video Conferencing Telehealth is growing rapidly as more healthcare providers are choosing to treat patients virtually. The post HIPAA Compliant Video Conferencing appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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What Is Your HIPAA Data Backup Plan?

Electronic Health Reporter

The data backup plan was established as a mandatory stage of HIPAA compliance to create, implement and maintain a set of rules and procedures for healthcare organizations to follow when managing the backup and restore requirements of electronic protected health information (ePHI).

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HIPAA and Telehealth FAQ from HHS

Healthcare IT Today

We wrote previously about HIPAA enforcement being suspended for telehealth during COVID-19 and more details on how to implement it. The good news is that HHS released a HIPAA and Telehealth FAQ that addresses some of those […]. Plus, we shared the expansion of Medicare coverage and payment for telehealth. However, there were still many questions.

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HIPAA Compliant Apps

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HHS Guidance on HIPAA Compliant Apps and Sharing PHI With the use of health care apps for both patients and providers becoming more and more prevalent, complying with HIPAA regulation to maintain data privacy and security is key. HIPAA

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HIPAA Minimum Necessary Standard

Telebehavioral Health Institute

The HIPAA Minimum Necessary Standard The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requires covered entities to adhere to the minimum necessary standard in regards to the use and disclosure of protected health information (PHI). HIPAA

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HIPAA Right of Access

Telebehavioral Health Institute

As a HIPAA covered entity, behavioral health practices have an obligation to uphold the standards set forth by the HIPAA Privacy Rule, including the right of access. The post HIPAA Right of Access appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA Quiz

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Would Your Organization Pass a HIPAA Quiz? When it comes to assessing your HIPAA compliance, tools exist to help you find out where your behavioral health practice stands. The post HIPAA Quiz appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA Enforcement Discretion for HIPAA Business Associates to Share Health Data with Public Health Organizations

Healthcare IT Today

OCR (Office for Civil Rights) inside of HHS which is in charge of HIPAA enforcement has issued another notice of enforcement discretion.

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Amazon Alexa Is Now HIPAA Eligible: What’s Next?

Electronic Health Reporter

Amazon announced that a version of their virtual assistant technology, Alexa, is now HIPAA-eligible. This means it’s available for applications that are subject to the data privacy and security requirements of HIPAA. The article Amazon Alexa Is Now HIPAA Eligible: What’s Next?

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HIPAA Cybersecurity

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Cybersecurity Best Practices for Healthcare Organizations The U.S. The post HIPAA Cybersecurity appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA Retention

Telebehavioral Health Institute

What are the HIPAA Retention Requirements? Understanding your HIPAA retention requirements is an essential part of running your telebehavioral health practice in today’s day and age. The post HIPAA Retention appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA Fine

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Average HIPAA Fine Reaches $1.5 Million HIPAA fines have changed significantly since HIPAA enforcement first began. Regardless of the type of violation or the scope of the data breach involved, the consequences of a HIPAA fine can have long-lasting impacts. HIPAA

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HIPAA Audit Provides Lessons On Risk and Implementation

Electronic Health Reporter

According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 70 percent of organizations are not HIPAA Compliant. The article HIPAA Audit Provides Lessons On Risk and Implementation appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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HIPAA ePHI

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Understanding HIPAA ePHI HIPAA regulation identifies a national set of standards meant to protect the privacy and security of protected health information (PHI). The post HIPAA ePHI appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA Asset Management

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Lost Laptop Puts 1,500 Patients at Risk — Pointing to Need for HIPAA Asset Management An employee of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services (DBHIDS) lost an unencrypted laptop on public transportation. HIPAA Uncategorized

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