HIPAA certification

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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 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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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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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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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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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 Texting

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Compliant Texting? Like many telehealth practitioners in the digital age, you may be asking yourself “Is texting HIPAA compliant?” The post HIPAA Compliant Texting 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 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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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 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 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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Telehealth HIPAA

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Telehealth HIPAA Telehealth providers are at the cutting edge of new opportunities for bettering quality of care. The post Telehealth HIPAA 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 Physical Security

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Physical Security Guidance Under HIPAA regulation, security safeguards are an important part of keeping your behavioral health business safe. The post HIPAA Physical Security appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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7 Steps For Providers To Comply with HIPAA Regulations

VSee

Special thanks today for our guest post on HIPAA compliance by Alex Mitchell — cybersecurity enthusiast, WordPress guru, and data-safety tools tester with over 10 years experience. Who Must Comply With HIPAA If you’re not familiar with HIPAA it stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Tips & Techniques health information privacy HIPAA business associate hipaa compliance security

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HIPAA Lawsuit

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Lawsuits Can Pose Greater Risks than Fines Alone HIPAA lawsuits have been making the news more and more over the past few years, as HIPAA regulation continues to impact the health care industry. The post HIPAA Lawsuit appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA Release Forms

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Release Forms for Behavioral Health Professionals Under HIPAA regulation health care professionals across all industries are responsible for obtaining HIPAA release forms from their patients. The post HIPAA Release Forms appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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Cybersecurity and HIPAA Compliance

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Cybersecurity and HIPAA Compliance Go Hand in Hand: Here’s Why HIPAA compliance (adherence with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) entails meeting a broad set of guidelines, including ones related to being able to transfer healthcare coverage … Read more.

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HIPAA ?Conviction

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Conviction Charges Against Massachusetts Physician HIPAA violations are making the news in more ways than one as yet another HIPAA conviction is announced. The post HIPAA ?Conviction HIPAA

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New Infographic: Risks of HIPAA Business Associate Relationships

Phoenix Health Systems

Most hospitals and other HIPAA-covered entities, e.g. payors, physician practices and pharmacies, outsource a myriad of services for better, cost-effective operational results. Read on for our newest infographic that simplifies the risks of HIPAA business associate relationships.

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Essentials in Managing the HIPAA Risks of Outsourcing

Phoenix Health Systems

While outsourcing can be a huge boon to efficiencies and quality, it also may bring serious HIPAA-related risks if the vendor qualifies as a business associate (BA) under the law. What are the HIPAA risks of depending on these outsiders?

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Medical Device HIPAA Compliance

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Medical Device HIPAA Compliance for Behavioral Health Professionals Over the past few years, the behavioral health industry has seen a number of exciting advancements to medical device technology that could prove revolutionary for delivering quality treatment to their patients. HIPAA

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Amazon adds to its list of HIPAA-eligible machine learning tools

Mobi Health News

Amazon Translate, Amazon Comprehend and Amazon Transcribe will now be HIPAA eligible.

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HIPAA Breaches 2019 Style: More Than Ever With No Relief in Sight

Phoenix Health Systems

The rate of cyber attacks in the healthcare industry is more than double the rate of attacks on other industries, and HIPAA compliance is simply not sufficient. Hopefully, we all know that HIPAA requires healthcare organizations to implement security measures to keep protected health information private and confidential and that major fines are issued both to healthcare organizations and responsible individual workers as a result of data breaches.

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HIPAA Ransomware

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Ransomware, Cyber-Security, and HIPAA Compliance Threats to sensitive health care data are growing. The post HIPAA Ransomware appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA Fine

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Million HIPAA Fine for Risk Management Failures The most recent large-scale HIPAA fine is a cautionary tale for health care professionals of all varieties about the dangers of improper risk management. The post HIPAA Fine appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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New York HIPAA Fine

Telebehavioral Health Institute

$200K New York HIPAA Fine Issued by Attorney General A $200,000 fine has been issued for an alleged New York HIPAA violation perpetrated by a Buffalo-based behavioral health and social services nonprofit, Arc of Erie County. HIPAA

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Common HIPAA Violations

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Common HIPAA Violations to Avoid Health care professionals across the industry face common HIPAA violations every day–sometimes without even realizing it. The post Common HIPAA Violations appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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Texas HIPAA Violation

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Texas Employee Fired for HIPAA Violations…Then THIS Happened This is one of those examples of a potential HIPAA violation that seems more fiction than reality. The post Texas HIPAA Violation appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA Compliant Website

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Creating a HIPAA Compliant Website Do you know what it takes to have a HIPAA compliant website? The post HIPAA Compliant Website appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA Risk Assessment

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Understanding Your HIPAA Risk Assessment Requirements Health care professionals of every size and scope need to complete a HIPAA risk assessment. HIPAA risk assessments are one of the foundational steps you can take to address HIPAA security requirements within your … Read more.

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HIPAA Risk Assessment

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Understanding Your HIPAA Risk Assessment Requirements Health care professionals of every size and scope need to complete a HIPAA risk assessment. HIPAA risk assessments are one of the foundational steps you can take to address HIPAA security requirements within your … Read more.

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HIPAA Single Fine

Telebehavioral Health Institute

FileFax Document Disposal Service Gets HIPAA Fine of $100,000 The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced a new HIPAA fine for $100,000, stressing the importance of proper document disposal. HIPAA

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HIPAA Business Associates

Telebehavioral Health Institute

How to Work With HIPAA Business Associates Without Breaking the Law HIPAA business associates are an important part of running any behavioral health practice. The post HIPAA Business Associates appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA Compliant Vendor?

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Does Working with a HIPAA Compliant Vendor Make You HIPAA Compliant? ” Unfortunately, you may be working with a HIPAA compliant vendor, such as a texting service, email provider, video platform or even EHR platforms, but that’s … Read more. 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 Patient Authorizations

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA patient authorizations are an important part of running your behavioral health practice. The post HIPAA Patient Authorizations appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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Managing the HIPAA Risks of Outsourcing to External Business Associates

Phoenix Health Systems

of these partners are business associates under HIPAA — and therein lies major potential security risks for your organization. Until the Omnibus HIPAA Rule of 2013, business associates were not liable for their causing or contributing to breaches of security and patient privacy. It made both covered entities and business associates vulnerable to HIPAA penalties. Which of your hospital’s contractors are business associates under HIPAA ?

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Even in 2019, Your Staff is Still a Cyber-Security HIPAA Risk. Here Is Some Free Help.

Phoenix Health Systems

Of even greater concern is loss or theft of HIPAA-protected health information (PHI), which can lead to breaches of patient privacy and hospital financial information, as well as major federal fines. You might want to share it with your business associates too — about 56 percent of provider organizations have been the victims of a vendor or third-party HIPAA breach, according to a new study.

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