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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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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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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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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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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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. HIPAADISCLOSING COVID-19 VACCINATION STATUS.

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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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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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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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Is Adobe Scan HIPAA Compliant?

Compliancy Group

The product is efficient and easy to use, but is it HIPAA compliant? HIPAA Compliance Basics: Is Adobe Scan HIPAA Compliant? The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces HIPAA rules and regulations. × HIPAA Compliance Simplified.

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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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Is Google Workspace HIPAA Compliant?

HIPAA Vault

HIPAA Blog HIPAA Gmail ResourcesSecure collaboration – it’s essential to your success. The excellent care you provide wouldn’t happen without it. It’s been estimated that a single hospital patient can see up to 10 different healthcare providers.

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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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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 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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HHS Issues HIPAA Guidelines for Telehealth (Audio-Only Telehealth Services)

Compliancy Group

On June 13, 2022, the Department of Health and Human Services issued guidance on HIPAA telehealth requirements, as these requirements pertain to audio-only telehealth services. Details of HIPAA guidelines for telehealth in a post-PHE world are provided below.

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Survey Says: Majority Missing Key Piece of HIPAA Compliance

Compliancy Group

A recent poll of webinar attendees found that barely one-third may be HIPAA compliant, based upon responses to a single question. Conducting an annual Security Risk Analysis is one of the foundational requirements of HIPAA compliance. × HIPAA Compliance Simplified.

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HIPAA Key Fact: Employee Background Checks

Colington Consulting HIPAA Blog

Our series is designed to explain best practices about HIPAA compliance, HIPAA settlements, and the various requirements an organization must have in place under the HIPAA Security & Privacy Rules

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OCR Announces 4 Financial Penalties to Resolve HIPAA Violations

HIPAA Journal

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has announced its first financial penalties of 2022 to resolve alleged violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

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Does Talking About a Patient Violate HIPAA?

Compliancy Group

One main focus of HIPAA regulations is ensuring the privacy of the protected health information (PHI) of patients. Does talking about a patient violate HIPAA? Does Talking About a Patient Violate HIPAA? Could this create a breach that would result in a violation of HIPAA?

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Take MPA's HIPAA Quiz!

Health Care Performance

HIPAA has been around for years -. but that does not mean complying with HIPAA is easy. Does your HIPAA compliance program need a tune-up? Take MPA’s HIPAA quiz to find out. HIPAA compliance

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HIPAA Reminder: Paper Still Counts

Health Care Performance

At MPA, we recently updated our HIPAA Security Risk Analysis, and we carefully documented every source of electronic PHI. In the HIPAA world, paper PHI still counts! Make sure your HIPAA security risk analysis and mitigation plan include paper PHI in addition to electronic PHI.

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Video: Why HIPAA Compliance is Important for Healthcare Professionals

HIPAA Journal

Many sources explaining why HIPAA compliance is important for healthcare professionals tend to focus on the purpose of HIPAA regulations rather than the benefits of compliance for healthcare professionals. Why Healthcare Professionals Cannot Avoid HIPAA. HIPAA Compliance News

HIPAA vs HIPPA – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

In this case it was this amazing graphic from David Fry that compares HIPAA vs HIPPA to “clear up the confusion.” Healthcare IT Bad HIPAA Fun Friday HIPAA HIPPA Personal MusingsLeave it to the people on the internet to capture something so well.

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Lawsuits Increasing Following HIPAA Breaches

Compliancy Group

Here’s a roundup of recent HIPAA breach lawsuits and settlements. Lawsuits Increasing Following HIPAA Breaches – Facts and Figures. Let’s Simplify Compliance HIPAA and cybersecurity go hand-in-hand. × HIPAA Compliance Simplified.

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What’s the HIPAA Omnibus Rule?

HealthIT Answers

By Art Gross - The HIPAA Omnibus Rule was established to identify and further outline accountability within the entities of healthcare regarding patient data. The post What’s the HIPAA Omnibus Rule?

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Webinar: July 20, 2022: Compliance vs. Security: Why you Need Both to be HIPAA Compliant

HIPAA Journal

Ensuring you have a good security posture is an important part of HIPAA compliance. 3 learning objectives of the webinar: Why compliance and security are BOTH required for HIPAA compliance. How HIPAA and security help protect your patients.

Crucial Lessons From Past HIPAA Non-Compliance Cases

Electronic Health Reporter

The Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was adopted in 1996. The article Crucial Lessons From Past HIPAA Non-Compliance Cases appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

There’s No Such Thing as Free HIPAA – Ask TurboTax

Compliancy Group

Free HIPAA is an equally misleading phrase. Both “Free Filing “ and “Free HIPAA” are not free for the reasons discussed below. Do you have an effective HIPAA compliance program? Let’s Simplify Compliance Do you need help with HIPAA?

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How to Choose a HIPAA Compliant Vendor

Compliancy Group

Ultimately, your vendor’s vulnerabilities are your vulnerabilities, which is why HIPAA emphasizes the importance of business associate compliance. Business associate vendors must be compliant with HIPAA standards. So how do you ensure that you are choosing HIPAA compliant vendors?

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Tips for HIPAA and OSHA Training for Dental Offices

Compliancy Group

Keeping your dental office compliant with HIPAA and OSHA regulations is one more thing to juggle. HIPAA and OSHA training for dental offices is an essential part of compliance. Be able to prove the HIPAA and OSHA training was done. it easy to get HIPAA compliant.

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OCR Seeks Comment on Recognized Security Practices and the Sharing of HIPAA Settlements with Harmed Individuals

HIPAA Journal

The aim of the HIPAA Safe Harbor Act is to encourage HIPAA-regulated entities to implement cybersecurity best practices. The post OCR Seeks Comment on Recognized Security Practices and the Sharing of HIPAA Settlements with Harmed Individuals appeared first on HIPAA Journal.

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5 HIPAA-Regulated Entities Announced Hacking Incidents that Exposed PHI

HIPAA Journal

The post 5 HIPAA-Regulated Entities Announced Hacking Incidents that Exposed PHI appeared first on HIPAA Journal. HIPAA Breach NewsPHI of Almost 69,000 Individuals Compromised in Hacking Incident at Comstar.

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OCR: HIPAA Security Rule Compliance Can Prevent and Mitigate Most Cyberattacks

HIPAA Journal

A large percentage of those breaches could have been prevented if HIPAA-regulated entities were fully compliant with the HIPAA Security Rule. The post OCR: HIPAA Security Rule Compliance Can Prevent and Mitigate Most Cyberattacks appeared first on HIPAA Journal.

HIPAA, HITECH and HITRUST In Healthcare IT

Electronic Health Reporter

Anyone dealing with healthcare IT in the US will come across HIPAA and HITECH and HITRUST — and it’s easy to get them confused. The article HIPAA, HITECH and HITRUST In Healthcare IT appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Cold Hard HIPAA Stats: Where Do You Stand?

Health Care Performance

HIPAA risks change constantly – and so must our response to them. The latest HIPAA statistics reveal how HIPAA risk is shifting (and increasing): HIPAA security

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Proposed Changes to HIPAA

Healthcare IT Today

Many people in the healthcare IT and HIM communities have been anticipating some changes to HIPAA coming soon. As Rita Bowen from MRO recently shared, “the rule is 20+ years old and the practice of medicine has changed, the maintenance of the health information, etc.

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Sign up for MPA's Virtual HIPAA Training!

Health Care Performance

HIPAA is a lot! Sign up for MPA's Virtual HIPAA Training Course. Training and Education HIPAA Social Media security breach notification privacy webinarMPA's e-course makes it easier to keep up with privacy, security, breach notification, and social media.

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HIPAA Celebrates A Birthday: COVID-19, HIPAA and Your Rights

Electronic Health Reporter

RHIA, RHIT, CHPS, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, AHIMA ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer As August 21, 2020 marks the 24th anniversary of Bill Clinton’s HIPAA Law, it is not a bad time […]. Editorial Dr. Phyllis Miller HIPAA and COVID-19 HIPAA anniversary HIPAA business associates

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Potential HIPAA Security Violations

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Potential HIPAA Security Violations appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Adrian Johansen Common HIPAA security violations How to stay HIPAA compliant managing a HIPAA violationThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Adrian Johansen, freelance writer; @AdrianJohanse18. Your health is the most personal part of your life.

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