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HIPAA Violations protection

Common experience and our data† suggest that the offices/entities/practitioners subjected to HIPAA and Medicare billing (ACA/OIG) audits and fines and healthcare office OSHA audits and inspection are in the following relative percentages: HIPAA – 35.9% Medicare ACA/OIG – 56.1% OSHA – 8.0% Discussion: Although HIPAA fine exposure is relatively low……

The Occupational Safety and Health Regulation (OSHA) Act has been in place since 1970. With its strict and comprehensive regulations and standards it is expected that most, if not all, of the safety aspects in each employees respective workplaces are well guarded. However, safety in workplaces is a two-way street,……

Medical Office

HIPAA requirements may just be as complex, at times hard to sort out and thoroughly complete as majority of the people under the healthcare industry experiences. A published settlement by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) on April 2017 showed a wireless health services provider based in……

People who work in the healthcare industry have time and time again been educated and undergone training exhaustively on the principles and application of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). But just as the sun always rises in the east, it is not always easy to……