As practices and health care organizations become increasingly digitized, physicians must be aware of HIPAA’s Administrative Simplification provisions—and particularly the Privacy, Security and Breach Notification requirements—that protect the confidentiality of their patients’ medical information. Physicians need to understand these rules and participate in a formal compliance plan designed to ensure all the requirements are met, including state requirements that go above and beyond federal mandates.
April 1, 2022: National Advocacy Update
With BA.2 in view, no time to skimp on COVID-19 funding and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
COVID-19: A physician guide to keeping your practice open
The physician practice guide for keeping your practice open outlines best practices that should be in place at the federal, state and local levels before and after reopening during COVID-19.
Eric D. Perakslis, PhD on health data privacy: The good, the bad, the ugly
In this episode of Making the Rounds, chief science and digital officer at the Duke Clinical Research Institute Eric Perakslis, PhD, tackles issues on health data privacy.
Need for glide path on HIPAA telehealth rules at pandemic’s end
The pandemic’s nowhere near over, but when it does end HIPAA requirements on telehealth are set to resume. Learn about AMA advocacy on this front.
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