HIPAA violations are serious problems for healthcare companies, doctor’s offices, and hospitals. Here are a few ways to reduce the instance of violations: Know your status: Most companies are aware of their HIPAA status but some may not realize that as a subsidiary, they may already be satisfying the definition of a HIPAA health plan […]
Wrongful termination is a severe accusation for a company to deal with; however, there are many misconceptions about what wrongful termination is and what it isn’t. Some employers may be under the impression that if the company lets them go for reasons that “aren’t fair,” that they were wrongfully terminated, but that isn’t the case. […]
Last year the Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that the HHS Office of Civil Rights (OCR) audits would begin early in 2016. Periodic random audits will assess HIPAA compliance to strengthen enforcement efforts and improve operations and efficiency. What specific information does the audit pertain […]
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