Two HIPAA Mistakes Lead to Fines from OCR – The National Law Review

01. May 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
JD Supra (press release) Two HIPAA Mistakes Lead to Fines from OCRThe National Law ReviewThen, on April 24, OCR announced a settlement with CardioNet, a remote monitoring company for cardiac arrhythmias, related to CardioNet’s failure to implement compliant HIPAA policies and procedures and failure to conduct a sufficient risk assessment.First HIPAA Settlement Involving Wireless Health ...

Despite Trump health policy chaos, hospitals can count on more HIPAA audits and fines, privacy lawyer says – Healthcare IT News

28. April 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Healthcare IT News Despite Trump health policy chaos, hospitals can count on more HIPAA audits and fines, privacy lawyer saysHealthcare IT NewsAmid all the rhetoric about repealing and replacing Obamacare, one thing healthcare and information security executives should expect to remain constant: HIPAA audits and subsequent financial penalties. “President Trump has indicated there are certain … ...

CardioNet agrees to $2.5 million fine, corrective action plan to settle HIPAA allegations – Cardiovascular Business

28. April 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
HealthITSecurity.com CardioNet agrees to $2.5 million fine, corrective action plan to settle HIPAA allegationsCardiovascular BusinessCardioNet agreed to pay $2.5 million and implement a corrective action plan to settle allegations of noncompliance with HIPAA privacy and security rules. The HHS Office for Civil Rights announced the settlement on April 24. HHS said the agreement was …What ...

Stolen Laptop and Lack of Understanding of HIPAA Leads to $2.5 … – The National Law Review

27. April 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
MSPmentor Stolen Laptop and Lack of Understanding of HIPAA Leads to $2.5 …The National Law ReviewThis week the U.S. Department for Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights announced a settlement for an impermissible disclosure of unsecured …Lack of Business Associate Agreement Leads to $31K HIPAA Fine …MSPmentor all 3 news articles » Powered by WPeMatico

Skipping the HIPAA Business Associate Agreement Cost One Plan $31k – Bloomberg BNA

26. April 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Bloomberg BNA Skipping the HIPAA Business Associate Agreement Cost One Plan $31kBloomberg BNAIt’s just as important to maintain a business associate agreement as it is to have one. In Sept. 2016, Care New England Health System was fined $400,000 for an out-of-date business associate agreement and its potential HIPAA violations. (See related …Lack of Business ...

Stolen Laptop Leads to $2.5 Million HIPAA Settlement with CardioNet – The National Law Review

26. April 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
MSPmentor Stolen Laptop Leads to $2.5 Million HIPAA Settlement with CardioNetThe National Law ReviewThe Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) continues its active enforcement of the Health Insurance Portability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) in its recent settlement with CardioNet, Inc. (CardioNet), a wireless health …Stolen Laptop Leads to $2.5 ...

HIPAA: Should You Ask Patients for Consent to Disclose Information? – The National Law Review

25. April 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
HIPAA: Should You Ask Patients for Consent to Disclose Information?The National Law ReviewUnder HIPAA, providers may use or disclose the patient’s information for certain purposes without the patient’s written authorization. For example, HIPAA allows disclosures for purposes of treatment, payment or healthcare operations whether or not the … Powered by WPeMatico