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Settlement Highlights Need for HIPAA-Covered Entities to Have Business Associate Agreements in Place with PHI Vendors

By:   Sara Jodka The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (ORC) announced an agreement to settle possible Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) violations with The Center for...

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$400,000 Settlement Highlights Need for Pre- and Post-Breach Safeguards

By: Sara Jodka The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), has announced another Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) settlement. This one is with Metro...

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Telecommuting Healthcare Employees Get Employers in HIPAA Compliance Hot Water

By: Sara Jodka As the healthcare industry has expanded to providing home healthcare services, more service providers are allowing their employees to work remotely, i.e., telecommuting. The flexibility for healthcare workers to...

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