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HIPAA Compliance Reviews and Audit Protocol

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has launched the second phase of its HIPAA audit program, which focuses on compliance with HIPAA’s Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules. HHS’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is responsible for conducting these audits. This second phase of the HIPAA audit program covers both covered entities and […]

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Webinar: Final Regulations on HIPAA HITECH and ACA

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released final regulations on the HITECH Act, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act. The final regulations are similar to the proposed regulations, some of which are already in effect, though additional components were added that can and likely will have an impact […]

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Finally Final! HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations Released

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released some long-awaited (and long over-due) final regulations under HIPAA (the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act). The release updated various HIPAA requirements including privacy, security, enforcement and breach notification. Employers, Plan Sponsors as well as Covered Entities, will likely require a great deal of time to […]

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Webinar: 2012 Open Enrollment Effectiveness and Compliance Review

Join us for this complimentary, educational webinar as we conduct a “Postmortem” of your 2012 Open Enrollment effectiveness and compliance strategies. Expert speaker, Attorney Patrick Haynes will review Communication and Enrollment strategies, and walk Employers and Plan Sponsors through a checklist of Open Enrollment and compliance requirements. Highlights of the webinar will include: Required ERISA, […]

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