Tag Archives: HIPAA regulations

HIPAA audits and investigations — they’re baaaack…

If you didn’t receive a HIPAA pre-audit questionnaire from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights (OCR) last summer, you likely breathed a heavy sigh of relief. But don’t rest easy just yet, as your audit reprieve could be short-lived. Approximately 400 audits are coming, and organizations selected to be […]
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Seven threats to health care privacy and security

Audits are coming, and last year’s risk assessments will no longer cut it. We’ve identified seven issues HIPAA security and privacy officers should consider and address in 2015. Business associates Get your business associates (BAs) on board and up to date because the HIPAA/HITECH Omnibus Final Rule of September 22, 2014, now requires covered entities […]
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