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  • How to Become Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC)

    Published On: June 14th, 2024

    Becoming certified in healthcare compliance confirms your expertise and dedication to ensuring compliance with healthcare laws, regulations, and ethical standards. Professionals Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) possess [...]

  • Building an OIG Compliance Program for Physicians

    Published On: June 13th, 2024

    Data privacy is only part of Office of the Inspector General (OIG) compliance. Since the start of the data privacy rule in 2003 alone, there have been [...]

  • Who Does Texas HB 300 Apply To?

    Published On: June 12th, 2024

    In May of 2011, the Texas Legislature attempted to update Chapter 181 of the Texas Health and Safety Code, with new legislation called “HB 300.” “HB” stands [...]

  • How to Write an Incident Report: A Healthcare Professional’s Guide

    Published On: June 11th, 2024

    Writing an incident report is a critical task in healthcare, as it ensures proper documentation of incidents such as breaches of patient information, Occupational Health and Safety [...]

  • Critical Role of Health Information Management Training

    Published On: June 10th, 2024

    Physicians, nurses, and other medical providers aren’t the only professionals who must demonstrate conscientious health information management. All individuals who handle sensitive data need regular and comprehensive [...]

  • Streamline Your Hiring with Healthcare Onboarding Software

    Published On: June 7th, 2024

    Reducing turnover rates and providing proper training are among the top goals when hiring new employees. The onboarding process is pivotal in ensuring employees understand their job [...]

Blog Categories

  • 42 CFR Part 2

    42 CFR Part 2 dictates rules for the confidentiality of substance abuse records. Find out when providers are permitted to share records and when they are not.

  • Healthcare Compliance

    Healthcare compliance is complex, especially when you have to meet multiple compliance standards. Learn how to navigate HIPAA, OSHA, and SOC 2 requirements.

  • Healthcare Data Breach Report

    Each month, we review what caused healthcare data breaches and how they could have been prevented. Learn how to protect your business from breaches and fines.

  • HIPAA Compliance

    Whether you’re a healthcare provider, health plan, or healthcare vendor, you must meet HIPAA standards. Learn what’s required for HIPAA compliance and how to implement a successful program.

  • HIPAA News

    Keep up to date on HIPAA news by checking in with us. We will provide you with information on changes to HIPAA law, healthcare breaches, HIPAA violations, and OCR fines.

  • HIPAA Violation Fines

    Healthcare organizations that fail to meet HIPAA Privacy, Security, or Breach Notification Rules can face HIPAA violation fines. Find out who has been fined and how they could have prevented penalties.

  • MACRA MIPS

    To be eligible for reimbursement under the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), you must meet Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) standards.

  • OCR Enforcement

    The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is the enforcing body of HIPAA. The OCR conducts investigations into potential HIPAA violations, issuing judgments that can result in settlements.

  • OIG Compliance

    The Office of Inspector General (OIG) released guidance, referred to as the seven elements of compliance. Find out how to implement an effective compliance program.

  • OSHA Healthcare Compliance

    OSHA healthcare compliance ensures a safe and healthy environment for patients and staff. Find out how to meet various OSHA standards specific to healthcare.

  • Right of Access

    The HIPAA Right of Access standard requires healthcare providers to comply with patient record requests. This standard is the most cited in HIPAA settlements. Learn the rules.

  • SOC 2 Compliance

    The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) created a cybersecurity framework called Service Organization Control Type 2 (SOC 2). Learn how about SOC 2 compliance.