OCR, in its nineteenth Right of Access Initiative settlement, again emphasizes that health care providers of any size must ensure timely patient access to medical records.
New York, Texas, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania consider bills to reduce financial incentive in ransomware attacks.
Understanding new legal developments and trends related to COVID-19 that will impact workplaces
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Seeking to secure voluntary adoption of best practices to stem harmful robocalls, the FCC calls on the AHA and other hospital risk management organizations to educate their members.
Georgia clinical laboratory agrees to a robust Corrective Action Plan and $25,000 settlement amount for “systemic noncompliance” with the HIPAA requirements.
With ransomware attacks on the rise and insurance companies beginning to limit coverage and increase costs, organizations need to prepare for these types of attacks.
Failing to provide patients with timely access to their health information can lead to fines and other enforcement actions for health care providers.