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HIPAA Resolution Agreement for Phishing Cyberattack

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) reached a resolution agreement involving a phishing cyberattack. The organization ...
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HHS Settlement: HIPAA Violations upon Ransomware Attack

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) entered into a settlement agreement on October 31, 2023 with a Massachusetts-based medical management company. The ...
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L.A. Care Health Plan's HIPAA Settlement: Lessons for HR Professionals

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights (HHS) reached a settlement with L.A. Care Health Plan, resulting in a $1.3 million fine and the ...
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HIPAA Compliance Made Simple: An Updated Risk Assessment Tool

HIPAA compliance is a critical aspect of healthcare operations, and at its core lies the necessity of conducting a comprehensive risk assessment. This assessment plays a ...
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Demystifying the HIPAA Risk Assessment for HR Professionals

In the world of HR, protecting sensitive employee health information is always top of mind. That's where HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) ...
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Enhancing Data Security: Annual Privacy Training for Employees at BAS

Benefit Allocation Systems prioritizes data security through its annual privacy and security refresher training for employees. Discover the comprehensive training ...
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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 ...
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HIPAA Electronic Transaction Standards

  • BAS
  • 23.06.2022
  • EDI
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a fact sheet summarizing the rules covered entities and business associates must follow when transmitting ...
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IRS Tips for Protecting Information

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 ...
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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 ...
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