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HIPAA Violation
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Common Causes of HIPAA Violation (and How to Avoid Them)

HIPAA exists to regulate protected health information (PHI) and protect patient privacy. While these regulations are essential for the secure transmission of electronic health records (EHR), they can certainly burden covered entities and their business associates.

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Hitech Act
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What is the HITECH Act?

he Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act was passed in 2009 as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

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Breach Notification Rule
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What is the Breach Notification Rule?

HHS developed the Breach Notification Rule as an addition to HIPAA to ensure covered entities and business associates take responsibility for and inform patients of breaches to their protected health information. In this article, we’ll go over what your team needs to know to help you ensure complian

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Security Rule
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What is the Security Rule?

Protecting patient PHI is a mandatory aspect of healthcare today, so the Security Rule regulates how and when medical information can be disclosed.

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Privacy Rule
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What is the Privacy Rule?

The Privacy Rule was one of the first examples of legislation in the United States that enhanced patient rights. This rule is the first addition to HIPAA, and it continues to shape how medical records are handled. In this post, we will cover what you need to know to be compliant with the Privacy Rule.

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mailing medical records
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Is Mailing Medical Records HIPAA Compliant?

Of all the methods of medical records release, none pass the records through more hands than shipping via delivery services. It is, of course, illegal for anybody but the recipient to tamper with mail. So is mail a safe method of medical records exchange?

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Doctor processing medical records requests
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Preparing to Insource the Release of Information

Insourcing the release of information means processing medical records requests using your own team. Our ROI solution makes it easy for your medical staff to hit the ground running with health information exchange and care coordination. 

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