Breach Notification [Healthcare Compliance Tips]

Review the HHS and OIG’s breach notification requirements to ensure HIPPA compliance. Per HIPAA, “a breach is defined as an unauthorized acquisition, access, use, or disclosure […]

HIPAA Privacy Officer [Healthcare Compliance Tips]

Assign an employee or hire a Privacy Officer to develop and monitor your HIPAA-compliant privacy program. Per HIPAA, it is required that privacy personnel are designated […]

Patient Requests & Disclosures [Healthcare Compliance Tips]

Create policies and procedures regarding patient requests and disclosures. Patient requests under HIPAA provide individuals the right, under certain circumstances, to access, inspect and obtain copies […]

HIPAA & Marketing Rule [Healthcare Compliance Tips]

Examine your marketing practices to ensure HIPAA compliance. Did you know HIPAA created limitations around using PHI for marketing purposes? Under the Privacy Rule, marketing is […]