Tag: HIPAA Compliance

HIPAA Compliance in Healthcare Cybersecurity

Navigating HIPAA Compliance in Healthcare Cyber security: Challenges and Strategies

It is important to note that HIPAA compliance in healthcare cybersecurity was an issue that was unknown 20 years ago. Technology has also progressed very quickly, which has introduced many benefits, however, it also poses a major challenge: maintaining the privacy of patient information. At the heart of these privacy concerns is the Health Insurance […]
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5 Steps to Ensure HIPAA Compliance on Mobile Devices

Implementing HIPAA Compliance Demands Multiple Measures from IT, with Added Complexity Due to Mobile Devices. Adhere to These Crucial Steps for Ensuring Mobile HIPAA Compliance Adhering to HIPAA necessitates a vigilant approach from IT administrators, and the presence of mobile devices can amplify this challenge further. HIPAA stands as an encompassing federal statute that defines […]
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Five Tips For Physicians To Maximize Data Security

Digital transformation is expanding the cyber attack surface in health care and other sectors. Today, threat actors are working overtime to exploit vulnerabilities in health care systems, its primary care physicians and their applications, resulting in data breaches that expose confidential and protected information. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is […]
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The Clock Is Ticking: HIPAA Small Breach Notifications Due March 1st

March 1, 2022, is the date by which HIPAA-covered entities must notify the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of “small” breaches of unsecured protected health information that were discovered during calendar-year 2021. A small breach involves fewer than 500 individuals. HIPAA Small Breach Notification Requirements HIPAA requires covered […]
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Billing for COVID-19 Care

In unprecedented crisis of COVID-19, the first instinct is to triage our activities, often weeding out the ones that seem to be the least important. Some of those will never surface again and just become part of the detritus left behind. Tucked into the recent CARES Act, the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act […]
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