The HIPAA blogs have been all a-twitter lately about the fact that OCR is reinstating their random audit program. Yes, this is kindof a big deal, but before I talk… read more →
This MP3 is a recording of a 30 minute Q & A with a HIPAA Attorney. Topics include: Professional Wills 101. Shared Liability in Group Practice. OCR’s investigation culture. Interns! …...
Did you know that many printers & copiers have a hard drive?
Strengths-based: HIPAA compliance is becoming the new standard Reduces anxiety for provider Encourages provider to “Clean Up” back-office work EMRs can save time and streamline efforts Potentially reduces liability Complying…...
“The HIPAA Police” is just my silly-business name for the very serious United States’ Office of Civil Rights (OCR), the people in charge of all things HIPAA. Please see this post for more info on OCR. But no matter what they are called, none of us want them coming to our door. Does that happen? Therapists want to know, so we can prevent it from happening to us. This video can answer some of those questions.
In the HIPAA for Therapists workshop, one of items specifically mentioned for the Risk Assessment is your office printer.
OCR put out an “implementation standards” document in 2010, and those of you who are more tech-savvy than average will find it quite helpful.
The HIPAA for Therapists training and website are designed to help you prevent breaches, not provide assistance if a breach has occurred. In those situations an attorney is the proper resource to provide guidance. However, the OCR’s website has some important information about a situation where a ‘loss’ of PHI is NOT considered a Breach.