Sidebar: Staying HIPAA Compliant on Social Media
Sharing patient information is a sensitive matter, particularly where compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is concerned.
New HIPAA Audits About to Begin
Both desk and on-site HIPAA audits will be performed, and every covered healthcare entity and business associate is eligible for an audit.
HIPAA Breaches: Eight Lessons Learned
A healthcare attorney shares eight critical lessons from dealing with HIPAA breach issues.
HFMA Comments on Transition to HIPAA Eligibility Transaction System
HFMA is concerned that a 12-month limitation will not allow providers the time to research facts and, if mistakes are discovered, reopen claims with Medicare under CMS' reopening regulations.
HIPAA and Cloud Computing
Cloud computing multiplies the compliance risks for healthcare organizations, which possess both protected health information and financial information.
Tool: 5010 Checklist
A checklist to help your organization transition from 4010 to the 5010 transaction set by Jan. 1, 2012.
Ask the Expert Answer: HIPAA Changes
Is there guidance to ensure that all the recent changes to HIPAA are incorporated in policies, procedures, notices and contracts?
Sample Job Description: HIPAA Compliance Coordinator
Any HospitalJob DescriptionTitle HIPAA Compliance CoordinatorMain Function The incumbent is responsible for monitoring the Hospital's compliance with applicable governmental regulations related to the Administrative Simplification elements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (a.k.a. HIPAA). The incumbent
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