What Can We Learn from HIPAA Settlements? – GovInfoSecurity.com

13. March 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
GovInfoSecurity.com What Can We Learn from HIPAA Settlements?GovInfoSecurity.comAn important theme that emerges from the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights’ dozens of HIPAA settlements and other enforcement actions is that all aspects of compliance are critical and subject to scrutiny by federal … Powered by WPeMatico

Expanding Beyond HIPAA Audit Prep for Information Governance – HealthITSecurity.com

13. March 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
HealthITSecurity.com Expanding Beyond HIPAA Audit Prep for Information GovernanceHealthITSecurity.comMarch 13, 2017 – Earlier this month, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) published its newest toolkit to assist organizations in preparing for HIPAA audits. The “External HIPAA Audit Readiness Toolkit” addresses key aspects … Powered by WPeMatico

'Satirical' Texas bill turns language of antiabortion laws on men – Washington Post

13. March 2017 Health, HIPAA 0
Washington Post ‘Satirical’ Texas bill turns language of antiabortion laws on menWashington PostA new bill in Texas takes aim at men’s medical procedures. On Friday, state Rep. Jessica Farrar (D-Houston) filed Texas House bill 4260, titled “Man’s Right to Know Act,” which would require men to wait 24 hours after an “initial health care …Satirical ...

Employees who decline genetic testing could face penalties under proposed bill – Washington Post

13. March 2017 Health, HIPAA 0
Washington Post Employees who decline genetic testing could face penalties under proposed billWashington PostEmployers could impose hefty penalties on employees who decline to participate in genetic testing as part of workplace wellness programs if a bill approved by a U.S. House committee this week becomes law. In general, employers don’t have that power …Why a House ...