Think about any entity, or individual, you allow access to your patient information (or Protected Health Information – PHI) in order to facilitate their job. This could be anyone from an IT company, your practice management system, even your collections agency. Wouldn’t it be nice to know these c…
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Email has become an essential way for people to communicate. As technology has continued to progress, so too have the potential risks that can arise from sending and sharing information online.
This is a guest post written by Laura Miller, Compliance Manager of Aspida.
Personal information and…
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It’s not uncommon to turn on the morning news and hear about another company whose information has been compromised. We are living, and working, in a cyber-world and cyber-crime exists as a fact of life for those of us who use computers.
This is a guest post written by Laura Miller, Compliance M…
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Several of HIPAA’s requirements (directly or otherwise) stipulate that covered entities must provide proper privacy training to their employees and contractors. Anyone within your organization who may have access to PHI must receive training on HIPAA policies.
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The regulatory landscape of America’s health industry can be quite confusing, with thousands of pages of laws, hundreds of required forms, mandated training, and certification processes, figuring out all the necessary steps to compliance may be overwhelming.
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Whether you are a patient or a covered entity (e.g. health organization), you will undoubtedly come into contact with a variety of HIPAA forms. To understand your legal duties as a covered entity, or your rights as a patient, you should become very familiar with these legal documents.
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