By Matt Fisher – The spotlight continues to shine brightly on HIPAA, especially as an excuse, when it comes to professional athletes responding to questions around COVID vaccine status. The most recent string of erroneous responses started strongly over the summer when NFL training camps kicked into gear.Read More
By Matt Fisher – The Office for Civil Rights announced its twentieth HIPAA right of access settlement on September 10, 2021, which continues the initiative that has been a primary focal point of enforcement for the past couple of years.
By Devin Partida – The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a popular topic of conversation today. While these regulations and how they pertain to hospital security practices have always been relevant, they’ve attained unprecedented press recently.
By Matt Fisher – The aim of the recent Getting Back to Basics post was to re-establish the key fundamentals of how HIPAA operates. To summarize in a sentence, HIPAA applies to certain defined entities working or interacting with healthcare information related to an individual.
By Matt Fisher – The constant discussions around the impact and operation of the regulations implementing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA (yes, there are 2 A’s and only 1 P) as it is more commonly referred to, have made it an interesting time to be a healthcare attorney and one focused a lot on the operation of HIPAA.
By Devin Partida – Enterprise resource planning tools are essential for health care organizations that need to automate and integrate processes across multiple verticals. Modern ERPs need to be HIPAA-compliant .
By Art Gross – As a person who works within the healthcare industry, understanding HIPAA is a necessity, even if it is knowing just the basic rules. These rules and regulations are complex and ever-changing so that they can keep up with the fluid landscape of healthcare, so unless you are an expert, it is unlikely that you know all the details of being compliant.
By Art Gross – Meticulous Research released a market research report “Healthcare Cybersecurity Market”, that indicated a number that anyone in healthcare would want to be aware of. They expect that by 2027 – which sounds far off but is NOT – the cybersecurity market within healthcare will reach $26.1billion with a compound annual growth rate of 19.8%.
By Fred Lizza – Remember Y2K? The average person may recall it as the countdown to the year 2000 – and the fear that when the clock struck midnight, all computers would go haywire.