Healthcare & HIPAA Compliance Articles

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Healthcare & HIPAA Compliance Articles

Resource Center for Healthcare & HIPAA Compliance Articles

HIPAA Physical Safeguards and Workstation Security
Updated - August 13, 2021

Physical Safeguards (45 CFR § 164.304) refers to physical measures, policies, and procedures to protect a covered entity’s or business...

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System Patch Management Role in HIPAA Security
Updated - May 27, 2021

By this time you should have a basic understanding of cybersecurity, cyber attacks, cyber tools, and malware. If you need a refresher on these...

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The Flexibility of Approach Clause on HIPAA Policies and Procedures
Updated - May 27, 2021

The words "policies" and "procedure(s)" are not specifically defined in HIPAA. However, in the publication...

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Know what HIPAA says: Security Officer, Security Incidents, and Sanction Policy
Updated - May 27, 2021

Assigning a HIPAA Security Officer is one of the mandates of HIPAA as indicated in 45 CFR § 164.308 (a) (2). It specifically...

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Aetna to pay $1 million in fines plus Corrective Action Plan for HIPAA breaches according to OCR HHS findings
Updated - December 8, 2020

Aetna has entered into a resolution agreement with the Office of the Civil Rights (OCR), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...

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