Tammy Worth

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HIPAA Fines May Lead to Corrective Action Plans

HIPAA Fines May Lead to Corrective Action Plans

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HHS Office for Civil Rights may impose such a plan on providers receiving HIPAA fines to lower risk of future data loss incidents.

Are Business Associate HIPPA Violations Costing Your Practice?

Are Business Associate HIPPA Violations Costing Your Practice?

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HHS fined providers for not having a business associate agreement in place or using an outdated one.

HIPAA Audits: Is Your Practice Falling Short?

HIPAA Audits: Is Your Practice Falling Short?

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Physicians should understand the difference between permitted and authorized disclosures in order to comply with HIPAA.

Vetting Cloud Services Before Storing Patient Records

Vetting Cloud Services Before Storing Patient Records

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One of the first things to understand about cloud service providers is that none are "HIPAA certified".

Can Differences in Coding Explain the Income Disparity Between Male and Female Physicians?

Can Differences in Coding Explain the Income Disparity Between Male and Female Physicians?

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New available research suggests that female physicians may not be coding for as many billable services as their male counterparts, which could explain part of the gender reimbursement gap.

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