HIPAA Breach Notification Rule

Ep. 84: Know The Rules! HIPAA Breach Notification Rule

HHS is not the only game in town In this week’s installment of Know The Rules! I am breaking down the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule, 45 CFR §§ 164.400-414, directly from Health and Human Services (HHS). HIPAA Breach Notification Rule requires Covered Entities (CEs) AND their Business Associates (BAs) to provide notification following a breach […]

Business Associates - Size Doesn't Matter!

Episode 69: Know The Rules! Business Associates – Size Doesn’t Matter!

Size Doesn’t Matter That’s right folks – your size doesn’t matter when it comes to HIPAA compliance. When it comes to HIPAA everyone who creates, receives, maintains, stores, and/or transmits protected health information is required by law to comply. Did You Know? Business Associates (BAs) were invited to the HIPAA party in February 2013, when […]

Episode 67: Know The Rules! Security Incident

What if your Business Associates Had A Security Incident? Covered Entities (CEs) believe it’s impossible to determine whether the policies and procedures of their Business Associates (BAs) are adequate to respond effectively to a security incident. To complicate matters, more believe their Business Associates would NOT notify them in the event of a security incident. […]

2018 Business Associate Healthcare Data Breaches

Episode 63: Know The Rules! 2018 Business Associate Healthcare Data Breaches

Healthcare Data Breaches In this week’s “Know The Rules!,” I am reviewing healthcare data breaches reported on the Health & Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) Breach Portal website by Business Associates in 2018. Covered Entities (CEs) are not alone when it comes to experiencing a healthcare data breach. Did You Know? Business […]