HIPAA WATCH

When you hear “HIPAA” do your eyes roll?  We hear the same old, same old…it all sounds the same.

Until NOW.

Know What You Know and Know Why You Know It.

This is real-life information you need to know so you be prepared for real life situations.

3-17-2019 — Medical Health Data Leak

3-17-2019 — Medical Health Data Leak

3-17-2019 — Medical Health Data Leak A health tech company was leaking thousands of doctor’s notes, medical records, and prescriptions daily after a security lapse left a server without a password. The little-known software company, California-based Meditab,...

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UCLA Health to pay $7.5M to Settle

UCLA Health to pay $7.5M to Settle

UCLA Health to pay $7.5M to settle data breach class-action caseMackenzie Garrity – Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 UCLA Health has agreed to pay $7.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by patients after a data breach put their personal and health...

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DID YOU KNOW — HIPAA — Privacy Rule

DID YOU KNOW — HIPAA — Privacy Rule

DID YOU KNOW — HIPAA — Privacy Rule Privacy Rule The effective compliance date of the Privacy Rule was April 14, 2003, with a one-year extension for certain “small plans”. The HIPAA Privacy Rule regulates the use and disclosure of protected...

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DID YOU KNOW — HIPAA — TITLE II

DID YOU KNOW — HIPAA — TITLE II

DID YOU KNOW — HIPAA — TITLE II Title II: Preventing Health Care Fraud and Abuse; Administrative Simplification; Medical Liability Reform Title II of HIPAA establishes policies and procedures for maintaining the privacy and the security of individually...

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DID YOU KNOW —  HIPAA — Title I

DID YOU KNOW — HIPAA — Title I

DID YOU KNOW — HIPAA — Title I Title I: Health Care Access, Portability, and Renewability Title I of HIPAA regulates the availability and breadth of group health plans and certain individual health insurance policies. It amended the Employee Retirement...

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HIPAA and PATIENT IDENTIFIERS…

HIPAA and PATIENT IDENTIFIERS…

  HIPAA and PATIENT IDENTIFIERS… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  SUMMARY of the HIPAA PRIVACY RULE http://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/privacy/laws-regulations/index.html   HIPAA PHI:  List of 18 Identifiers and Definition of PHI...

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