HIPAA Privacy Rule

Mandatory HIPAA 5010 Compliance Now Extended to March 2012

In observance with the healthcare industry feedback, Medicare has delayed enforcement of HIPAA 5010 standards.

Get Familiar with HIPAA Training

"HIPAA Training Courses are being increasingly sought by businesses who want to ensure that they have HIPAA-educated employees and a HIPAA-compliant workplace"

HHS Proposes Changes in HIPAA Record-Sharing Privacy Rule

HIPAA was established with the objective of ensuring that patient healthcare information is guarded against illicit use and unauthorized sharing.

Deciphering HIPAA 5010 Mandate

To ensure that the urgency of adopting HIPAA 5010 standards is understood by all covered entities, a compliance date has been set for all covered entit

Understanding HIPAA 5010

In January 2009, the HHS or the U..S.

Understand Where FERPA Regulations/HIPAA Laws Might Intersect

FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) and HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) differ in terms of the kind of information they aim to protect and this can create som

Does HIPAA Privacy Rule Apply to Elementary/Secondary Schools Education Records (FERPA/HIPAA)?

The FERPA or Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a federal law that aims to protect the integrity of student records across the United States.

HIPAA Privacy Security Rules on Document Destruction for PHI Disposal

Under the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules, covered entities are obliged to observe proper methods of disposing protected health information (PHI), of any form.

HITECH Act Breach Notification Final Rule Update

The Interim Final Rule for Breach Notification for unsecured Protected Health Information was published on August 24, 2009 in the Federal Register and it was effective from on September 23, 2009.

NO MORE SSN: Deepening HIPAA Privacy with IDs

The use of Social Security Number as an individual’s main identifier is massive. From simple inquiry to complex transactions, almost every recognized institution uses SSN to verify one’s identity.