HIPAA, HITECH and HITRUST In Healthcare IT

Electronic Health Reporter

Anyone dealing with healthcare IT in the US will come across HIPAA and HITECH and HITRUST — and it’s easy to get them confused. The article HIPAA, HITECH and HITRUST In Healthcare IT appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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How To Respond To A HIPAA Breach

Electronic Health Reporter

HIPAA, and the subsequent Privacy and […]. The article How To Respond To A HIPAA Breach appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Atlantic.Net How to respond to a breach How To Respond To A HIPAA Breach Richard Bailey What is a HIPAA data breach

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HIPAA Celebrates A Birthday: COVID-19, HIPAA and Your Rights

Electronic Health Reporter

RHIA, RHIT, CHPS, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, AHIMA ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer As August 21, 2020 marks the 24th anniversary of Bill Clinton’s HIPAA Law, it is not a bad time […]. Editorial Dr. Phyllis Miller HIPAA and COVID-19 HIPAA anniversary HIPAA business associates

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Proposed Changes to HIPAA

Healthcare IT Today

Many people in the healthcare IT and HIM communities have been anticipating some changes to HIPAA coming soon. As Rita Bowen from MRO recently shared, “the rule is 20+ years old and the practice of medicine has changed, the maintenance of the health information, etc.

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HIPAA Seal of Compliance = Consumer Fraud

Healthcare IT Today

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a consumer fraud settlement against a company that displayed a ‘HIPAA Compliant’ seal on its website.

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Crucial Lessons From Past HIPAA Non-Compliance Cases

Electronic Health Reporter

The Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was adopted in 1996. The article Crucial Lessons From Past HIPAA Non-Compliance Cases appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

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HIPAA Compliant Email for Therapists

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Compliant Email for Therapists Although email is a convenient means of communication, using email to communicate sensitive information poses some risk. The post HIPAA Compliant Email for Therapists appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

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HIPAA Compliant Telehealth

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Compliant Telehealth and Apple AirPlay As more providers turn to telehealth, they are looking to new technologies. The post HIPAA Compliant Telehealth appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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Intraprise Health Acquires HIPAA One

Healthcare IT Today

Intraprise Health, a leading provider of cybersecurity services and solutions and the Protect™ risk management software platform, today announced that it has acquired HIPAA One, provider of industry leading HIPAA compliance automation software.

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Expect More From HIPAA Proposed Changes: Easing Information Flow Shouldn’t Mean Reducing Health Data Privacy

Electronic Health Reporter

Congress enacted the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in 1996. The article Expect More From HIPAA Proposed Changes: Easing Information Flow Shouldn’t Mean Reducing Health Data Privacy appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Challenges of Maintaining HIPAA Compliance: 9 Pain Points

Electronic Health Reporter

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) affects thousands of organizations across the […]. The article Challenges of Maintaining HIPAA Compliance: 9 Pain Points appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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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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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. The HIPAA compliance is regulated by the federal government and failure to comply with it can attract […]. The article Penalties For Violating HIPAA appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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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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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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Why Are HIPAA Risk Assessments Important?

Electronic Health Reporter

It is a HIPAA law created to ensure that all of […]. The article Why Are HIPAA Risk Assessments Important? Editorial Atlantic.Net Chase Higbee Covered Entity Final Omnibus Rule HIPAA What is a risk assessment

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HIPAA Compliant Video Chat: Requirements after COVID

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Compliant Video Chat Basics: Requirements for HIPAA after COVID Although the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has extended the public health emergency until October, telehealth providers need to look at what’s next.

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What is HIPAA for Healthcare Workers?

Telebehavioral Health Institute

What is HIPAA for Healthcare Workers? HIPAA for healthcare workers is the practice of maintaining … Read more. The post What is HIPAA for Healthcare Workers? HIPAA Uncategorized HIPAA compliance HIPAA for Healthcare Workers HIPAA Privacy Rule

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5 HIPAA Violation Fines for Failing to Grant the Right of Access

Telebehavioral Health Institute

5 HIPAA Violation Fines for Failing to Grant the Right of Access On September 15, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced that it had settled with five healthcare organizations that violated … Read more.

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HIPAA Compliant – Telehealth Features Series

Healthcare IT Today

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Rising Risks To Patient Data and HIPAA Compliance In The Age of COVID-19

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Rising Risks To Patient Data and HIPAA Compliance In The Age of COVID-19 appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Ground Labs HIPAA HIPAA compliance training HIPAA education management Stephen Cavey telehealth

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Faxing: How to Stay HIPAA Compliant When Working Remotely

Healthcare IT Today

What has not been covered is faxing from home, especially when it relates to faxing medical records or Protected Health Information (PHI) Utilizing a HIPAA Compliant cloud fax […]. The following is a guest article by Doug Clayton from WestFax.

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HIPAA Postcard Scam: Communication Alert from OCR for Organizations

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Postcard Scam: Communication Alert from OCR for Organizations A fraudulent HIPAA postcard scam is being sent out, first-class, to healthcare organizations. The post HIPAA Postcard Scam: Communication Alert from OCR for Organizations appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

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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. Among these concerns are issues specifically regarding FaceTime and HIPAA compliance for health care providers across … Read more. The post FaceTime HIPAA appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. 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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Mobile Fax Apps and HIPAA Compliance

Healthcare IT Today

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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 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 […].

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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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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 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 Changes 2020

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Changes 2020: HHS Privacy and Security Since 2013, there hasn’t been any significant changes to HIPAA, however there have been proposed changes. The post HIPAA Changes 2020 appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. 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 Medical Release Form

Telebehavioral Health Institute

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 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 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 Penalties Suspended for Telehealth During Covid-19 National Emergency

Healthcare IT Today

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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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More HIPAA Right of Access Violations Reported by OCR

Telebehavioral Health Institute

The post More HIPAA Right of Access Violations Reported by OCR appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

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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. HIPAA violations in the workplace can occur in […]. The article HIPAA Violations, How to Prevent Them appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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