Free HIPAA Compliance Checklist

HIPAA Journal

HIPAA Journal has partnered with The Compliancy Group to provide a HIPAA compliance checklist. The post Free HIPAA Compliance Checklist appeared first on HIPAA Journal. Latest HIPAA News

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HIPAA-Compliant Uses of SMS Messaging

Electronic Health Reporter

HIPAA-compliant uses of SMS messaging may not be as common as […]. The article HIPAA-Compliant Uses of SMS Messaging appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial HIPAA SMS Messaging Guidelines HIPAA-Compliant SMS Messaging Shannon Flynn

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Is OhMD HIPAA Compliant?

Compliancy Group

While its features may be impressive, potential users must ask, is OhMD HIPAA compliant? What Makes a Software Tool HIPAA Compliant? Regarding software, there are specific indications of the tool’s HIPAA compliance. Software HIPAA compliance really boils down to two things.

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Is Wix HIPAA Compliant?

Compliancy Group

The reasons for having a website are virtually limitless, but if your business must follow HIPAA’s rules and regulations, you must know if Wix is HIPAA compliant. What Makes a Software Tool HIPAA Compliant? Software HIPAA compliance really boils down to two things.

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Is Ooma HIPAA Compliant?

Compliancy Group

But is Ooma HIPAA compliant? What Makes a Software Tool HIPAA Compliant? When it comes to software, there are specific indications of the tool’s HIPAA compliance. Software HIPAA compliance boils down to two things. What Are HIPAA Safeguards? Is Ooma HIPAA Compliant?

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Is Jotform HIPAA Compliant?

Compliancy Group

One of their featured categories is HIPAA forms. But is Jotform HIPAA compliant? HIPAA Compliance of Jotform: What Makes Software HIPAA Compliant? When it comes to software, there are specific indications of the tool’s HIPAA compliance. What Are HIPAA Safeguards?

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Is Shopify HIPAA Compliant?

Compliancy Group

If so, you must ensure that the eCommerce platform you use to sell to patients is HIPAA compliant. Is Shopify HIPAA compliant? What Makes a Software Tool HIPAA Compliant? When it comes to software, there are certain indications of the tool’s HIPAA compliance.

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Is Google Meet HIPAA Compliant?

HIPAA Journal

But is Google Meet HIPAA compliant? However, if the service is used by healthcare providers to communicate Protected Health Information, certain measures must be put in place to make Google Meet HIPAA compliant. The BAA Alone Does Not Make Google Meet HIPAA Compliant.

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Is HelloSign HIPAA Compliant?

Compliancy Group

But, did you know as a healthcare organization that these tools need to meet specific HIPAA standards? HelloSign is a popular e-signature product, but is HelloSign HIPAA compliant? How can you tell if a software tool is HIPAA compliant? What Makes a Software Tool HIPAA Compliant?

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Is VSee HIPAA Compliant?

Compliancy Group

As notable as that accomplishment is, we must ask the question, is VSee HIPAA compliant? What Makes a Software Tool HIPAA Compliant? When it comes to software, there are specific indications of the tool’s HIPAA compliance. What Are HIPAA Safeguards? HIPAA and Telehealth.

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HIPAA Exceptions

HIPAA Journal

The text of the Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act is full of HIPAA exceptions – adding to the complexity of complying with the Act and often resulting in organizations and public agencies applying far more stringent restrictions than necessary. HIPAA Training

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Are Phone Calls HIPAA Compliant?

HIPAA Journal

The answer to the question are phone calls HIPAA compliant can be dependent on who is making the call, what the call concerns and who the call is to. Before discussing are phone calls HIPAA compliant, it is important to establish who HIPAA applies to. HIPAA Compliance News

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HIPAA Rights

HIPAA Journal

The Health Insurance Accountability and Portability Act (HIPAA) introduced multiple HIPAA rights. Unfortunately, the failure to comply with Privacy Rule HIPAA rights is one of the leading reasons for complaints to the HHS Office for Civil Rights. Noncompliance with HIPAA Rights.

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OCR Confirms Use of Website and Other Tracking Technologies Without a BAA is a HIPAA Violation

HIPAA Journal

Even with a BAA in place, the use of the tracking technology may still violate the HIPAA Rules. The bulletin from the HHS is likely to trigger a flurry of breach notifications as providers realize that the use of Meta Pixel and other tracking code constitutes a HIPAA violation.

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Is Google Cloud HIPAA Compliant?

Compliancy Group

But healthcare practices and the business associates supporting them need to know: Is Google Cloud HIPAA Compliant? What Makes a Software Tool HIPAA Compliant? Regarding software, there are specific indications of the tool’s HIPAA compliance. What Are HIPAA Safeguards?

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Is Smartsheet HIPAA Compliant?

Compliancy Group

Many users do agree that it’s pretty helpful, but is Smartsheet HIPAA compliant? What Makes a Software Tool HIPAA Compliant? When it comes to software, there are specific indications of the tool’s HIPAA compliance. Software HIPAA compliance really boils down to two things.

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Going beyond HIPAA compliance is worthwhile

Healthcare Dive

Just because HIPAA doesn't require the use of data governance technology doesn't mean you can do without it

Guide to HIPAA Safeguards

HIPAA Journal

Requirements to implement HIPAA safeguards appear more often in the text of the Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act than is often acknowledged. HIPAA Security Rule Safeguards. HIPAA Administrative Safeguards. HIPAA Physical Safeguards. HIPAA Training

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HIPAA Violation Reporting

HIPAA Journal

There are many different types of HIPAA violations, but some are not as serious as others. Consequently, a single Covered Entity or Business Associate may have several HIPAA violation reporting processes depending on the nature and potential severity of the event. HIPAA Compliance New

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Amazon Ends Support for Third Party HIPAA-Eligible Alexa Skills

HIPAA Journal

Amazon has announced that it will stop support for third-party HIPAA-eligible skills for its Alexa devices, which means developers will no longer be able to create Alexa skills that collect data covered under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

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HIPAA Challenges: State AGs Crack Down on Data Privacy

MRO Compliance

HIPAA Challenges: State AGs Crack Down on Data Privacy. Although hospitals and health systems are well-versed in reporting data breaches to the Office for Civil Rights because of HIPAA, the privacy scope of state attorneys general is more far-reaching.

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Is Zoom HIPAA-Compliant?

HIPAA Vault

HIPAA Blog HIPAA Hosting Resources SecurityZoom technology has helped connect people in unprecedented ways; but is it safe for healthcare?

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Understanding the HIPAA Medical Records Destruction Rules

HIPAA Journal

Some of the biggest fines for HIPAA violations have been for failing to comply with the medical records destruction rules. Although HIPAA has document retention requirements , there are no minimum retention periods for medical records. The HIPAA Medical Records Destruction Rules.

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Is Signal HIPAA Compliant?

Compliancy Group

With all of these security and privacy features, the question remains: Is Signal HIPAA compliant? HIPAA Compliant Software Usage. Just because applications and software have features that meet the standards of the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Security Rule does not guarantee HIPAA compliance.

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HIPAA Compliant Cloud Storage Explained

HIPAA Vault

HIPAA Blog HIPAA Hosting Resources SecurityIn 1980’s Canada, the infamous “tainted blood scandal” led to thousands of unsuspecting transfusion recipients being exposed to HIV and hepatitis C.

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Is Google Workspace HIPAA Compliant?

Compliancy Group

The main determining factor should always be whether or not the software in question is HIPAA compliant. Is Google Workspace HIPAA compliant? What Makes a Software Tool HIPAA Compliant? When it comes to software, there are certain indications of the tool’s HIPAA compliance.

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Total Medical ComplianceHIPAA

HHS has published an article on the HIPAA Privacy Rule’s effect on the disclosure of COVID-19 vaccination status for healthcare. Remember that HIPAA is not the only set of laws that regulate this information. Does the HIPAA Privacy Rule prohibit businesses or individuals from asking whether their customers or clients have received a COVID-19 vaccine? HIPAADISCLOSING COVID-19 VACCINATION STATUS.

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Is Doxy.me HIPAA Compliant?

Compliancy Group

truly HIPAA compliant? What Makes a Software Tool HIPAA Compliant? Regarding software, there are specific indications of the tool’s HIPAA compliance. Software HIPAA compliance really boils down to two things. What Are HIPAA Safeguards? HIPAA Compliant?

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Reader Offer: Free Annual HIPAA Risk Assessment

HIPAA Journal

HIPAA Journal has partnered with The Compliancy Group to offer its readers a free annual HIPAA Risk Assessment. The post Reader Offer: Free Annual HIPAA Risk Assessment appeared first on HIPAA Journal. Feature Articles HIPAA Compliance News Latest HIPAA News

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HIPAA Policies and Procedures

HIPAA Journal

The development, implementation, and enforcement of HIPAA policies and procedures is the cornerstone of HIPAA compliance. Despite there being thousands of Covered Entities and Business Associates, there is no one-size-fits-all template for developing HIPAA policies and procedures.

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HIPAA Compliant Telehealth Platforms For Behavioral Health

Compliancy Group

In all the chaos caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, one bright spot is the increased availability of HIPAA compliant telehealth options. What should you do now to ensure that your behavioral telehealth platform is HIPAA compliant? Make Sure You’re HIPAA Compliant.

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What is HIPAA Chile?

Compliancy Group

Law 20,584, the equivalent to HIPAA, was passed in 2012. HIPAA Chile” changes are on the horizon. The new constitution and the new bill would both modify HIPAA Chile as we know it. HIPAA Chile: Privacy Like It’s 1999. × HIPAA Compliance Simplified.

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Are you HIPAA Compliant? Free verification!

HIPAA Journal

Free Offer for HIPAA Journal readers. Get HIPAA verified by the leader in simplifying HIPAA compliance. Quickly find out if your organization is HIPAA compliant and identify any compliance gaps. The post Are you HIPAA Compliant? appeared first on HIPAA Journal.

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Five Former Tennessee Hospital Employees Charged with Criminal HIPAA Violations

HIPAA Journal

Each of the five employees was also charged with separate criminal violations of HIPAA for disclosing patient information to Harvey, with those charges carrying a maximum penalty of one year in jail, one year of supervised release, and a fine of up to $50,000. HIPAA Breach News Legal News

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Oklahoma State University Settles HIPAA Case with OCR for $875,000

HIPAA Journal

OCR launched a HIPAA investigation after receiving a breach report on January 5, 2018, in response to the hacking of an OSU-CHS web server. The post Oklahoma State University Settles HIPAA Case with OCR for $875,000 appeared first on HIPAA Journal.

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Is ServiceNow HIPAA Compliant?

Compliancy Group

But is ServiceNow HIPAA compliant? . ServiceNow HIPAA Compliance: What Makes a Software Tool HIPAA Compliant? When it comes to software, there are specific indications of the tool’s HIPAA compliance. Software HIPAA compliance really boils down to two things.

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Administrative Simplification Provisions of HIPAA

HealthIT Answers

By Art Gross - The HIPAA Administrative Simplification provisions are in place to provide consistency in electronic communications within healthcare for Protected Health Information. The post Administrative Simplification Provisions of HIPAA appeared first on Health IT Answers.

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What is the Maximum Penalty for Violating HIPAA?

HIPAA Journal

The maximum penalty for violating HIPAA is currently $1,919,173 (September 2022). When Congress passed HIPAA in 1996, it set the maximum penalty for violating HIPAA at $100 per violation with an annual cap of $25,000. The Penalties for Violating HIPAA Change after Review.

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Garbage Can Cause HIPAA Issues

HealthIT Answers

The post Garbage Can Cause HIPAA Issues appeared first on Health IT Answers. Data Privacy and Security Carium HIPAA Matthew Fisher OCRBy Matt Fisher - Throwing out the trash is an everyday occurrence whether in personal or business life.

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Is Apple iCloud HIPAA Compliant?

Compliancy Group

They love the ease of use and seamless integration, but is iCloud HIPAA compliant? HIPAA Compliance 101. The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is responsible for enforcing HIPAA Rules and Regulations. × HIPAA Compliance Simplified.

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What is HIPAA?

HIPAA Journal

What is HIPAA? HIPAA is an acronym for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. The answer can be found deep in the Administrative Simplification provisions of HIPAA Title II. What is HIPAA Title II? The Regulatory Landscape when HIPAA was Passed.

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HIPAA Cyber Incident Response Requirements

Compliancy Group

HIPAA requires healthcare organizations to report security incidents to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR). The penalties for failing to comply with HIPAA cyber incident response requirements can be severe. . What are the HIPAA Cyber Incident Response Requirements?

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HIPAA Enforcement Rule

HIPAA Journal

In 1996, the passage of HIPAA gave the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) the authority to impose financial penalties for violations of the Administrative Simplification provisions (see Sections 1176 and 1177 ). The HIPAA Enforcement Rule takes Shape. HIPAA Compliance News

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