HIPAA Blog Posts: HIPAA Business Associates

OCR to Focus on Risk Mitigation, Who's In Charge?

Who is in charge of risk mitigation is an important question to ask, as the operators of the Deepwater Horizon found out.

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Business Associates Waiting for HIPAA HITECH Clarification from HHS

Business Associates are avoiding HIPAA HITECH compliance due to HHS announcing "delay in enforcement".

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Get Business Associates (BA) HIPAA HITECH compliant for $100

The HIPAA HITECH Compliance Cooperative (CO-OP) can get  BA compliant for $125 and keep them compliant for $35 per month

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HIPAA HITECH Data Breach by a business associate of a business associate

What happens when a business associate  of a business associate has a data breach? The covered entity (CE) and the two BAs all get to appear in the news and on the OCR Wall of Shame.

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HIPAA HITECH Compliance for Medical Transcriptionists (MT)

HIPAA HITECH compliance for transcriptionists who are sub contractors or 1099 workers has been a severe challenge which has now been met by The Compliance Cooperative or CO-OP.

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Data Breaches Up in 2010

There were 245 data breaches in the first four months of 2010 versus 498 for all of 2009.

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HIPAA HITECH Compliance Cooperative: A Cost Effective Solution

A group of businesses with similar business models can join a HIPAA HITECH cooperative to save money and share knowledge.

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Take HIPAA HITECH compliance quiz; get 30 minute consultation

Take a 5 minute on-line HIPAA HITECH compliance quiz and get a 30 minute personal consultation.

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HITECH privacy rule to be released next month (May)

HITECH privacy rule to be released next month, April 27, 2010 | Mary Mosquera, Government Health IT, Healthcare IT News

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HIPAA HITECH Key Words: Willful Neglect, Satisfactory Assurance, Reasonable and Applicable

Be sure that you understand these keywords, willful neglect, satisfactory assurance, reasonable and applicable as they apply to your business associates  (BA)

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