Providing Education and Information About the Regulatory Requirements for HIPAA

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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) provides comprehensive guidance for patients, including their privacy rights concerning the use or disclosure of their medical information. 

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  • October 15, 2021

    A significant number of healthcare workers continue to work remotely. While there are benefits to remote work, there are also significant challenges and risks.

  • November 22, 2021

    October saw 59 healthcare data breaches of 500 or more records reported to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights, which represents a 25.5% increase from September.

  • September 23, 2021

    Open Notes and Results Release refer to the automatic release of clinical notes and results to patients and their proxies via the Connect Patient Portal.