Category Archives: HIPAA

How Much Should Record Access Cost?: Debating HIPAA Access Rule for Entities

How much should access to a medical record cost? It is a thorny and complicated question since access comes in many forms. For instance, is an individual requesting a copy of their record for personal use, or to send to … Continue reading

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Paying for a HIPAA Breach: Cyber Insurance Covering

A $2.3 million HIPAA settlement by 21st Century Oncology from mid-December 2017 seemed to mostly fly under the radar. A combination of events seems to have helped push the low profile, namely lack of an announcement by the Office for … Continue reading

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A Year of Uncertainty: Healthcare in Flux

Healthcare experienced a large degree of uncertainty and fluctuation in 2017. Almost no day passed without news of action or activity impacting the industry. All of the back and forth left healthcare buffeted and ready for a rest. Unfortunately, that … Continue reading

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