NIST Updates HIPAA Security Guidance
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released a draft update to its healthcare cybersecurity guidance. The new draft special publication 800-66 ...READ MORE
HIPAA Electronic Transaction Standards
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a fact sheet summarizing the rules covered entities and business associates must follow when transmitting ...READ MORE
IRS Tips for Protecting Information
- HR & Benefits Compliance
The IRS warns that cyber criminals have been using stolen data to file tax returns and commit impersonation crimes. The following tips from the IRS are intended to help ...READ MORE
Securing Wireless Devices
The National Security Agency released an information sheet providing guidance on securing wireless devices while in public places. The information sheet explains the ...READ MORE
Security Compliance Programs for Covered Entities and Business ...
A new law passed in the last administration provides incentives for HIPAA covered entities and business associates to implement security compliance programs. The law ...READ MORE
HIPAA Data Breach Impacts 9.3 Million
Excellus Health Plan entered into a settlement agreement and corrective action plan agreeing to pay $5.1 million for alleged HIPAA breaches. The breach impacted more ...READ MORE
HIPAA Protections Beyond Security
Many employers think about privacy and security when they hear HIPAA- the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. HIPAA also gives protections to ...READ MORE
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