After a data breach, everything you have done, everything you have discovered, and everything you have reported must be documented.
Future HIPAA compliance audits could result in more costly enforcement action. But being prepared is about more than a possible audit.
Requests for HIPAA officials to clarify ambiguous provisions may awaken a sleeping giant of burdensome regulation that could ultimately more limiting than the current flexibility.
If your organization has been operating under a BAA that was grandfathered in, your final deadline is now just a few weeks away.
Should You Wait for HHS to Come Calling? In February, Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (HHS OCR) announced the return of the HIPAA audit program conducted in 2012. Best to be prepared.
Experts are calling it “catastrophic.” The heart stopping news of this threat to security and compliance requires your attention.
Recently, Google announced that it would be willing to sign HIPAA Business Associate agreements (BAA) for organizations required to have such agreements for compliance.