Archive for the ‘HIPAA’ Category

HIPAA: New Requirements for Notice of Privacy Practice

The Final Rule requires Covered Entities (CE) to revise their Notice of Privacy Practices to include a statement that: 1)  Describes the types of uses and disclosures that require authorization under HIPAA (if the CE intends to engage in any of them) 2)  Informs individuals that they have the right […]

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Application of HIPAA to Business Associates

The Final Rule applies certain HIPAA privacy, security, and enforcement regulations directly to Business Associates (BA), and provides that if a BA violates any HIPAA provision that is now directly applicable to it, the BA is subject to all criminal and civil penalties under HIPAA, which were increased significantly under […]

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HIPAA: Increased Flexibility with PHI of Deceased Patients

Under the Final rule, covered Entities (CE’s) are now permitted to disclose PHI to a decedent’s family members and others who were involved in the patient’s care, or payment for that care, prior to death, unless doing so would be inconsistent with any prior expressed preferences known to the CE.  […]

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HIPAA Expanded Definition of Business Associate

The Final Rule broadens the definition of Business Associate under HIPAA, such that HIPAA now applies to a whole new group of entities that will all need to be compliant by September 23, 2013. The Final Rule clarifies that the following persons and entities are now Business Associates under HIPAA: […]

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10 Common HIPAA Violations

All staff members are not assigned a unique identifier for system access Practice does not have in place policies and procedures to ensure an accurate and complete accounting of disclosures and a sample of your report to patients There is no documented confidential communications process in place The office does […]

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Significant Changes to HIPAA Effective March 26th, 2013

The following nine major changes will take effect on March 26th: Breach notification standard has been lowered Business Associate definition has been expanded Application of HIPAA to Business Associates has increased liability New requirements for Business Associates Agreements New requirements for notice of privacy practices Fundraising changes Expanded patient rights […]

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