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Business Associate Agreements (BAA) and Microsoft Office 365

Health and Human Services defines a Business Associate as, “any entity or person that is not directly employed by a provider, but who works with and on behalf of the provider and has access of the PHI of the provider’s patients.” Examples of Business Associates include: Accountants Attorneys Billing companies Coders Collection companies and their …

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HIPAA for COVID-19

HIPAA Resources for COVID-19

With the recent Coronavirus outbreak, many healthcare professionals and business associates have questions about staying HIPAA compliant during a public health emergency. It can be confusing to know what information to trust. We have complied a list below of trusted sources for COVID-19 updates and HIPAA. COVID-19 Resources: CDC.gov/coronavirus WHO.int/emergencies/diseases HIPAA and COVID-19 Resources: 2019 …

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HIPAA One Happy Holiday HIPPO

Happy Holidays from HIPAA One

Dear Friends, In this season of celebration, on behalf of HIPAA One, I want to wish you a happy holiday and thank you for being part of the HIPAA One community. We are devoted to service and value the opportunity to work together in supporting your organization’s compliance and cybersecurity needs. In 2019, we were …

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Substance Abuse and HIPAA

As part of the renewed effort to combat ongoing substance abuse and provide resources for prevention, 42 CFR Part 2 regulations (Part 2) were enacted in 1987 by the Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as authorized by both the Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Act of 1970 and the Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Act of 1972.

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Raising the standard of cybersecurity

Cyberattacks on healthcare organizations are continuing to rise and the threat of a breach is a top concern for many organizations. To help combat this rising trend, we wanted to discuss five new cybersecurity questions to the HIPAA One SRA.

HIPAA security rule checklist

HIPAA Security Checklist

The following checklist summarizes the HIPAA Security Rule requirements that should be implemented by both covered entities and business associates.

Breach related costs

Healthcare Continues to Dominate Breach Related Costs

A new study conducted by the Ponemon Institute on behalf of IBM Security confirmed the fears of so many healthcare information security professionals, no other personal information yields a higher value than compromised patient records. Across the country, healthcare organizations have a Goliath size security problem. For an eight-straight year, healthcare has the highest breach-related …

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