Tag Archives: Regulatory Compliance

Business Associate Agreement Hot Points

If an organization is involved in healthcare, whether as a provider, facility, consultant, vendor or in almost any other capacity, it is highly likely that HIPAA applies to internal operations and relationships with other parties. As should be well known, … Continue reading

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When is Enough, Enough?

An easy to overlook aspect of the HIPAA Privacy Rule is the requirement that all uses and disclosures be of the “minimum necessary” amount of protected health information. That means the least amount of information needed for the intended purpose … Continue reading

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What’s the Goal: HIPAA Enforcement

Compliance with HIPAA and the attendant privacy and security requirements is a frequent topic of discussion. Discussions around compliance are driven by the daily reporting of breaches and the probably more than daily issues faced by patients, clinicians and others … Continue reading

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