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  • 8.5 Million Patients Affected by May 2024 Healthcare Breaches

    Published On: June 26th, 2024

    In another banner month for healthcare breaches, the OCR Breach Portal listed 51 incidents affecting 8,468,460 patients. The most affected group was healthcare providers, reporting 38 incidents [...]

  • OCR Online Tracking Technology Guidance Set Aside by Texas Federal Court

    Published On: June 25th, 2024

    On Thursday, June 20, a Texas federal court judge ruled that HHS’ Online Tracking Technology Guidance, first released in December of 2022 and later modified in March [...]

  • Healthcare IT Audit Essentials for CISOs

    Published On: June 24th, 2024

    Among the many tasks of chief information security officers (CISOs), one of the most essential is ensuring the organization’s compliance with IT and cybersecurity regulations in healthcare. [...]

  • Helping Chiropractors to Navigate OIG Compliance

    Published On: June 21st, 2024

    The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has honed in on chiropractic practices over the last few years because of improper payments and claims, and noncompliance with [...]

  • The Benefits of Hospital Training Software

    Published On: June 20th, 2024

    At least 40% of hospitals aren’t using a learning management system to enhance their training. Hospital training software helps facilities improve compliance and reporting efforts, lower training [...]

  • The Importance of Medical Audits In Healthcare

    Published On: June 19th, 2024

    A medical audit consists of a variety of moving parts. And one of the most impactful parts is an auditor’s use of big data, which is something [...]

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.