HIPAA

Keeping HIPAA Happy: The Legal Way to Solicit Reviews | 11/11/2020

Although HIPAA does not specifically mention online reviews, it outlines several rules that impact your legal ability to encourage patients to write them. Here are the basics of HIPAA‚Äôs privacy rule as it relates to your patient‚Äôs contact information and how you‚Äôre allowed to use it. The Privacy Rule is meant to protect all ‚Äúindividually identifiable health infomation‚Äù that you might get from your patients. The …

Zoom settles FTC allegations of misleading security practices: 7 details | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/11/2020

… details Jackie Drees - Print Email Zoom agreed to a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission Nov. 9 over allegations that the videoconferencing company engaged in “deceptive and unfair” security practices. In March, HHS relaxed HIPAA regulations to allow providers to participate in telehealth visits with patients via their personal phones and on platforms including Zoom, FaceTime, Skype and more. Seven details:

  1. The misleading security practices came to light once …

Johnson & Quin Achieves HIPAA Security Compliance Assessment - Business Wire | 11/10/2020

Johnson & Quin Achieves HIPAA Security Compliance Assessment November 09, 2020 06:37 PM Eastern Standard Time NILES, Ill.–( BUSINESS WIRE )– Johnson & Quin , a full-service direct mail production and mailing services company, has successfully achieved the HIPAA Security Compliance Assessment which certifies their high level of security and ability to produce healthcare and related direct mail programs. In addition to HIPAA they have also completed their third annual System and Organizational …

Compliancy Group announces the addition of Texas healthcare law compliance | PRWeb | 11/10/2020

… compliance Share Article Compliancy Group has added Texas healthcare law compliance to its offerings. By adding Texas healthcare law to its offerings, clients have access to a comprehensive compliance solution that covers both federal HIPAA law, and Texas‚Äô healthcare law. ‚ÄúWe aim to give clients confidence and peace of mind in their compliance by offering a simplified total solution. With so many clients in Texas, adding Texas healthcare law …

HIPAA data encryption - Is database level encryption is enough? | 11/9/2020

add a comment 0 If the database has a built in encryption possible such as Azure SQL Server’s, Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) would this be enough for getting the HIPAA compliance ? It depends upon couple of factors, lets say you are storing files, in that case TDE does not protect filestream data, so encryption before storing is a wise decision. Reference to above statement of mine is absorbed from the …

Zix Acquires Microsoft 365, Google Workspace Cloud Backup Provider CloudAlly | 11/9/2020

… Google Workspace, and other platforms. This is M&A deal 456 that ChannelE2E has covered so far in 2020. See the full M&A deal list here . CloudAlly, founded in 2011, offers GDPR- and HIPAA -compliant BDR solutions for Microsoft Office 365, Google Workspace (formerly G Suite), SharePoint, OneDrive, Salesforce, Box and Dropbox. CloudAlly expects to generate roughly $8 million in annual recurring revenue for 2020. Zix, meanwhile, promotes email …

How does HIPAA affect medical devices? | Medical Design and Outsourcing | 11/9/2020

… and allow remote examinations on mobile phones, tablets, and other portable medical devices. These devices often carry personal records such as patient names, phone numbers, addresses, insurance information, Social Security numbers and health information. HIPAA‚Äôs privacy rule requires the protection of private health information, which applies to covered entities, hybrid entities and business associates. HIPAA also has a security rule to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of health …

HIPAA Blog | 11/9/2020

Monday, November 09, 2020 ] Recent HIPAA news and notes: I should’ve posted this 2 months ago; left myself a note but lost it. Well, now I’ve rediscovered it. REcently the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency joined with its counterparts from Austrilia, New Zealand, Canada and the UK to issue a Joint Cybersecurity Advisory . The JSA highlights some technical approaches entities with sensitive data might take to prevent hackers and …

Zix Acquires Leading Cloud-Based Backup and Recovery Provider CloudAlly | 11/9/2020

Zix Acquires Leading Cloud-Based Backup and Recovery Provider CloudAlly [November 09, 2020] Zix Acquires Leading Cloud-Based Backup and Recovery Provider CloudAlly Zix Corporation (Zix), (Nasdaq: ZIXI), a leading provider of cloud email security, productivity and compliance solutions, has acquired privately-held CloudAlly Ltd., an industry leader in cloud-based data backup and recovery for business. CloudAlly Overview Founded in 2011, Israel based CloudAlly is a pioneer of enterprise …

HandsFree Health Introduces Holiday Discounts For WellBe Voice Assistant and WellBe Watch | 11/9/2020

… Assistant and WellBe Watch [November 09, 2020] HandsFree Health Introduces Holiday Discounts For WellBe Voice Assistant and WellBe Watch WAYNE, Pa. , Nov. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – HandsFree Health ‚Ñ¢, provider of WellBe¬Æ, a secure, HIPAA compliant, voice-enabled virtual health assistant platform, today announced it is launching early holiday discounts offering on its two consumer health devices at the lowest price of the year. Just in time for holiday gift …

HandsFree Health Introduces Holiday Discounts For WellBe Voice Assistant and WellBe Watch | PR Newswire | 11/9/2020

WAYNE, Pa. , Nov. 9, HandsFree Health ‚Ñ¢, provider of WellBe¬Æ, a secure, HIPAA compliant, voice-enabled virtual health assistant platform, today announced it is launching early holiday discounts offering on its two consumer health devices at the lowest price of the year. Just in time for holiday gift giving, HandsFree’s Health WellBe ¬Æ is now less than $170.00 with 20% off savings code HOLIDAY20 on major e-commerce sites …

Develop diagnoses for clients receiving psychotherapy | UK Best Writing | 11/8/2020

… with psychiatric disorders The Assignment Select a client whom you observed or counseled that suffers from a disorder related to trauma. Then, address the following in your Practicum Journal: ¬∑ Describe the client (without violating HIPAA regulations) and identify any pertinent history or medical information, including prescribed medications. ¬∑ Using the DSM-5, explain and justify your diagnosis for this client. ¬∑ Explain whether any of the therapeutic approaches in this week‚Äôs …

HIPAA Compliance Complete Course | 11/8/2020

After completing this course you will have an understanding of HIPAA Satisfy Annual Training requirements under HIPAA Understand the Privacy Rule under HIPAA Understand the Security Rule under HIPAA Learn what is ePHIHow to Protect PHI (Protected Health Information)RequirementsStudents don’t have to have prior knowledge of HIPAA DescriptionHIPAA (Health Insurance Portability Act of 1996), HITECH Act (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health) of 2009, and the final Omnibus Rule 2013 were all …

Patient Access Registration - Gilbert, AZ - UnitedHealth Group - Gilbert, AZ | 11/7/2020

… authorization, notification and verification of insurance e - benefits in order to obtain accurate and prompt reimbursement. Additional duties include providing information and answering questions about payment assistance collecting co - payments, patient liabilities, compliance with HIPAA , and entering all necessary information into the hospital computer system. As a Patient Access Registrar , we are often the first point of contact for our patients and their families. As such we value representing an …

OCR Settles with Psychiatric Provider for HIPAA Right of Access Violation | HealthIT Security | 11/6/2020

HIPAA and Compliance News OCR Settles with Psychiatric Provider for HIPAA Right of Access Violation Riverside Psychiatric Medical Group settles with HHS OCR to resolve a potential HIPAA Right of Access violation. The $25,000 settlement is the tenth of the OCR patient access initiative. By November 06, 2020 - The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights announced it reached a $25,000 settlement with California-based Riverside Psychiatric …

Dr. MedLaw Q&A: Patient Sign-in | Physicians Weekly | 11/5/2020

… surprised when a new patient got very nasty with my receptionist because he was asked to sign in on a sheet at the front desk. He was carrying on about how this is a HIPAA violation because other patients signing in can see his name. I thought that a sign-in sheet is actually acceptable under HIPAA . It is, as is announcing a patient‚Äôs name in the waiting room …

HIPAA Compliant Telehealth Software: How to choose | Wordpress.com | 11/4/2020

Telehealth software systems are revolutionizing the means healthcare is conducted, primarily in rural areas and for patients with restricted mobility. Protection and HIPAA compliance, however, remains significant. As telehealth software becomes a more familiar means for healthcare providers to interact with patients ‚Äì particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic ‚Äì HIPAA must be at the lead of every healthcare organization‚Äôs planning. Executing and deploying a telehealth solution to extend …

SNIPPETS: Virus exposure leads to testing experience | News | theredstonerocket.com | 11/4/2020

Let‚Äôs see if I can do this without breaking any HIPAA laws. HIPAA used to be one of those things you only knew about if you work in HR or run a business. Now, thanks to Apple wanting to alert its users if they come near someone who has contracted COVID-19, everyone is a HIPAA expert. If you‚Äôre not, it‚Äôs basically the law that regulates what …

Ventura County Medical Association > Member Benefits | 11/4/2020

Member Benefits DocBookMD DocBookMD is a HIPAA -compliant smartphone and iPad platform created by physicians for physicians, enabling doctors to communicate, collaborate and coordinate patient information within their local medical community. Click here for more information. Coding Assistance Faced with a troublesome coding issue? Free assistance is offered by AccuQuik, a local company staffed with coders accredited by the American Academy of Professional Coders, including Certified Professional Coders, a Certified …

Eligibility and Benefits Representative | 11/3/2020

… start of an office visit As needed, directly answers patient questions in regards to the verification status Answers incoming telephone calls when needed Assists with billing office requests Assists with clinical staff requests Uphold HIPAA laws and guidelines while performing all duties without exception Regular and consistent attendance is an essential function of this job; Report to work as scheduled, on time, and dressed appropriately; Work with all billing staff …

How Chatbots Can Enhance the Customer Experience | 11/3/2020

… chatbot that takes care of tasks that can be automated easily. And while the chatbots used in healthcare vary from simple reminder-based ones that can suggest diagnoses like Your.MD or Florence to complex HIPAA compliant all-encompassing ones like SmartBot360, for the purpose of today‚Äôs article we are focusing on the latter kind. The HIPAA compliance is a major factor, for those bots can not only register the …

CloudLIMS Announces Collaboration with Cerdio to Enable Secure & Digital Sharing of COVID-19 Test Results | 11/3/2020

… to leverage Cerdio’s mobile app for a secure and mobile result delivery solution and CloudLIMS’ laboratory management capabilities to automate the entire spectrum of COVID-19 diagnostic workflows, which follow regulatory guidelines, such as HIPAA , CLIA, ISO 15189:2012. The mobile app enables patients to access as many test results as they sign up for, and securely share their latest and valid COVID-19 test results with their employers or schools …

HIPAA Says To Give Me My Medical Records‌NOW! | 11/3/2020

Healthcare providers are generally required by HIPAA to provide patients or their legal representatives with the ability to inspect or obtain copies of their medical records within 30 days of a request (state specific requirements are not addressed herein.) The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has been enforcing this requirement through its Right of Access Initiative, which it announced in 2019, ‚Äúpromising to vigorously enforce the rights of patients to …

HIPAA Says To Give Me My Medical Records…NOW! | 11/3/2020

Healthcare providers are generally required by HIPAA to provide patients or their legal representatives with the ability to inspect or obtain copies of their medical records within 30 days of a request (state specific requirements are not addressed herein.) The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has been enforcing this requirement through its Right of Access Initiative, which it announced in 2019, ‚Äúpromising to vigorously enforce the rights of patients to …

Retailer settles HIPAA violation allegations over improper electronic device disposal: 4 details | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/3/2020

Wakefern Food Corp., a large retailer-owned cooperative based in Keasbey, N.J., and two associated ShopRite supermarkets will pay $235,000 to settle HIPAA violation allegations for inappropriately discarding patient records. Four details:1. In 2016, the company discarded into dumpsters electronic devices used to collect patient signatures and purchase information from pharmacy customers after replacing the devices. 2. The discarded devices were not properly wiped of patient information before being …