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HIPAA Single Fine

FileFax Document Disposal Service Gets HIPAA Fine of $100,000 The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced a new HIPAA fine for $100,000, stressing the importance of proper document disposal. Filefax Inc. was a …


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HIPAA Fine

$3.5 Million HIPAA Fine for Risk Management Failures The most recent large-scale HIPAA fine is a cautionary tale for health care professionals of all varieties about the dangers of improper risk management. On February 1, 2018 the Department of Health …


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Social Media and HIPAA Compliance

  Social Media and HIPAA Compliance: Protecting Your Practice in the Digital Age  1 CE Hour Available Managing social media use and HIPAA compliance can lead to some of the most common misunderstandings faced by Healthcare providers. Improperly trained employees …


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HIPAA Breach Reporting

HIPAA Breach Reporting Deadline Approaching! The annual HIPAA Breach Reporting Deadline is fast approaching, and behavioral health professionals need to take note! The HIPAA breach reporting deadline this year is March 1st. But what is considered a breach under HIPAA …


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HIPAA Compliance Management Solutions

HIPAA compliance management can present a significant challenge to behavioral health practitioners who are also focused on running their practice. Trying to manage HIPAA without a tool to organize the process can lead to headaches and HIPAA breaches. And with …


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HIPAA Training: What Does Your Practice Need?

HIPAA Training: What Does Your Practice Need? Finding HIPAA training for your staff is an essential part of maintaining your practice’s compliance. HIPAA training is an annual requirement as laid out by HIPAA regulatory standards. The regulation requires that all …