Malware Protection Under HIPAA

To begin the podcast, we answer a question from one of our listeners, Billie-jo. Listen to the episode for the detailed answer to the question but here is a link to some specific guidance on the issue given by HHS.  The topic of this episode though is Malware...

New HIPAA Privacy Guidance

We always look at the security rule aspects of HIPAA because they deal with the easier parts for people to deal with when it comes to lowering their risk, but today we are diving into some privacy rule guidelines, because there is new HIPAA privacy guidance that has...

Ep 49: New OCR Audit Protocol Review

The recent release of the new OCR audit protocol gives us new guidance on what they expect from HIPAA compliance programs.  There is a great deal of information to sift through if you are so inclined.  To make it easier for you we are discussing some of the details...

Ep 46: HIPAA Enforcement 2016

So far in 2016, we have seen four HIPAA enforcement cases resolved by OCR.  One involved only the second Civil Money Penalty ever assessed. The three others were resolution agreements.  Add those cases to what was done in 2015 and you have the most active 12 month...