HIPAA

Staying on the right side of the law. Updates health care privacy and security rules and regulations.

  • Protecting your practice against and responding to ransomware attacks1:02:22

    Protecting your practice against and responding to ransomware attacks

    Cyber security attorney Shawn Tuma shares best practices for protecting patient data from ransomware attacks.

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  • HIPAA compliant communications — Email and texting1:02:00

    HIPAA compliant communications — Email and texting

    Are your patient communication tools HIPAA compliant? Learn how you can ensure that your electronic communications meet HIPAA requirements.

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  • Lessons learned from OCR Resolution Agreements in 202042:49

    Lessons learned from OCR Resolution Agreements in 2020

    In 2020, the OCR finalized and settled 14 investigations of HIPAA breaches or complaints. TMLT risk management experts summarize the OCR findings and lessons learned.

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  • HIPAA and the coronavirus

    HIPAA and the coronavirus

    HIPAA and public health emergencies: updates from the OCR

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  • Case briefs — HIPAA

    Case briefs — HIPAA

    Case studies about violations of HIPAA privacy rules.

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  • Practice fined for response to social media review

    Practice fined for response to social media review

    Dallas dental practice fined $10,000 after publishing PHI in response to a patient review on Yelp

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  • Texting patients while staying HIPAA compliant

    Texting patients while staying HIPAA compliant

    How to text patients and colleagues without violating the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

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  • MD Anderson wins appeal of $4.3 million HIPAA penalty

    MD Anderson wins appeal of $4.3 million HIPAA penalty

    The Fifth Circuit Court disagreed with the OCR’s interpretation of the encryption and disclosure provisions.

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  • Cyber insurance, Part 2: What are the potential costs of cyber risk?25:47

    Cyber insurance, Part 2: What are the potential costs of cyber risk?

    A discussion of cyber risks, including business interruption; regulatory fines and penalties; data recover; and notifying patients about a privacy breach.

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  • An interview with cyber attorney Adrian Senyszyn55:43

    An interview with cyber attorney Adrian Senyszyn

    Cyber attorney Adrian Senyszyn answers FAQs about cyber security, current cyber threats, HIPAA, and breach investigations.

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  • Charging for copies of medical records: Rules released

    Charging for copies of medical records: Rules released

    The amount you can charge for supplying copies of medical records has changed, according to new guidance from the OCR.

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  • The Internet of Things

    The Internet of Things

    Connected devices generate and store data for their various functions, posing serious security and privacy concerns. This presentation is intended to warn physicians of the risks with using internet c

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  • Release of medical records webinar — key takeaways and resources

    Release of medical records webinar — key takeaways and resources

    A summary from the webinar “Release of medical records: Review of hot topics” presented on May 26, 2020.

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  • OCR to waive potential HIPAA penalties during COVID-19 emergency

    OCR to waive potential HIPAA penalties during COVID-19 emergency

    HHS OCR announced it will waive potential HIPAA penalties against health care providers using telehealth services to care for patients during the COVID-19 national emergency.

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  • Coronavirus: Answers to your risk management questions

    Coronavirus: Answers to your risk management questions

    On-demand webinar discussing: HIPAA and patient privacy; sharing PHI with public health authorities; and preparing for coronavirus in your practice.

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  • It’s time for your annual HIPAA checkup38:00

    It’s time for your annual HIPAA checkup

    A discussion about how to complete an annual HIPAA compliance checkup.

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  • Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA

    Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA

    If you suspect one of your patients may harm himself or others, can you report your suspicions to the police without violating patient privacy?

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  • Budgeting for HIPAA and cyber security33:17

    Budgeting for HIPAA and cyber security

    We share valuable tips for how to build an appropriate HIPAA and cyber security budget for your practice

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  • Auditing information systems activity36:06

    Auditing information systems activity

    As cyber criminals try to gain access to your network, an audit of your IT systems is critical to keeping your network safe. During this interactive, fast-paced session, our experts:

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  • Surviving an OCR investigation22:41

    Surviving an OCR investigation

    Hear from a Texas physician about his practice's OCR investigation and how it was resolved.

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