Tag Archives: HIPAA Breach

More HIPAA and Telehealth

As the telehealth flood gates are being opened, privacy and security considerations still remain. HIPAA will continue to lurk in the background even with the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) pre-announcing the exercise of discretion to not enforce telehealth related … Continue reading

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Before Casting Stones, Check Own House

The first HIPAA settlement of 2020 brings home a couple of key considerations for compliance. The first consideration is to be comfortable with one’s own level of adherence to HIPAA before filing a report (even a necessary one) that will … Continue reading

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Can I Post That?

For the first time, a medical practice received a HIPAA fine as a result of an online post. The settlement provides a clear lesson on the limitations of social media for healthcare organizations and the need to carefully consider what … Continue reading

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