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    CMA On-Call: Retention of Medical Records

    January 08, 2018
    California regulations regarding retention of medical records in a physician’s office are a perennial hot topic in the ...

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    Free CME: Patients' right of access under HIPAA

    August 03, 2017
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has launched a new training module for p...

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    Child Health and Disability Prevention code and claim form conversion effective July 1

    June 21, 2017
    The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is currently transitioning Child Health and Disability Preventi...

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    Cloud computing providers need to sign business associate agreements, says OCR

    October 24, 2016
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights (OCR) recently released updated guidance on the...

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    When was your last HIPAA risk analysis?

    October 02, 2016
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has updated the Security Risk Assessment (SRA) tool, which is des...

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    HHS begins second phase of HIPAA audits

    July 22, 2016
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) selected a total of 167 health pla...

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    HHS begins phase 2 of HIPAA Audit Program

    April 29, 2016
    As part of continued efforts by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to measure and evaluate HIPAA co...

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    HHS issues HIPAA guidance on exchange of PHI without patient consent

    February 22, 2016
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released two new fact sheets and an accompanying blog serie...

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    HHS modifies HIPAA Privacy Rule as part of executive actions to curb gun violence

    January 11, 2016
    Last week, the Obama Administration unveiled a number of executive actions to address gun violence in the United States,...

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    Are your business associate agreements up-to-date?

    October 21, 2013
    Physician practices must review and update business associate agreements to comply with new HIPAA regulations. HIPAA re...

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