Category Archives: HIPAA

HIPAA Hopping

Think your practice is too small to escape scrutiny and sanctions for HIPAA violations?  Better think again. In April, the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) levied a fine in the amount of $100,000 against a five physician cardiac surgery group … Continue reading

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HIPAA & HITECH: Tough and Getting Tougher

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) held its 2011 conference last week in Orlando. The presentations and panels featuring policymakers from Washington D.C. are always a big draw at a HIMSS conference and this year was no exception. … Continue reading

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