So, just a few months ago, I let you all know that HIPAA was back in the news with new court rulings, enforcement activities and how future HIPAA Audits would be occurring proactively (instead of reacting to breaches and complaints). Since then we have taken a long journey together to
We have been talking HIPAA Readiness for a little over a month now and I hope that it is helping you to realize you can’t afford to ignore HIPAA Compliance, or put your program on a shelf. Our final topic before we sum it all up is another HIPAA basic:
We have taken a long journey in this HIPAA Readiness series, so let’s not forget the basics —
Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One: Notice of Privacy Practices
Communication is the key to success. Or so read a poster on the wall in my high school English class. Communication is also
Wow! We are covering a lot of topics in this HIPAA Readiness Series! If you haven’t had a chance and want to, visit the PRS website to catch up on the topics we have gone over so far. This next topic is an important one.
Let’s Share! (Business Associate Agreements)
The Show Must Go On!
When I started this blog series on HIPAA Readiness, I had no idea that real life was going to play such a big role in my posts! After telling you why HIPAA Readiness is such a big deal right now, how to handle possible breaches and
Have you been keeping up with our HIPAA Readiness Series? We have been exploring why HIPAA is back in the news, what to do if you experience a HIPAA breach, and the fact the you, as a Pharmacy Owner, are responsible for your employees actions if they violate HIPAA. Let’s
Over the past few weeks, we have been exploring HIPAA, which has made its way back into the news. We have talked about how computer viruses and malware can be dangerous to PHI on your network and what to do when you think you have a breach. We are going
Last week, I told you that HIPAA is back in the news. Didn’t get a chance to read why? Take a minute to read Part 1 of the HIPAA Readiness series — HIPAA Has Returned. So now that you know why HIPAA is such a hot topic, let’s continue on
Are you sure your pharmacy is HIPAA Compliant?
Recently, HIPAA has made its way back into the news with new court rulings on regulations and enforcement. I was asked to write an article for the February issue of NCPA’s America’s Pharmacist explaining the impact of the rulings on the pharmacy industry.
Every company wants to operate free from fraud, waste, and abuse (FWA). It’s good for business. So, try to think of that as the silver lining to the fact that your pharmacy is required by CMS, and many states, to have a formal fraud, waste, and abuse compliance program.