Let’s bust a few important myths regarding the new rule and the rights that clients have in order to find some clarity through the confusion.
The Office of Civil Rights is re-upping their random HIPAA audit program with several hundred new audits this year. Will you be chosen? (spoilers inside)
Windows 10: so great that Microsoft skipped Windows 9 to get right to it! It appears, though, that in the rush to get it out there, Microsoft may have overlooked a few privacy issues (or maybe they did it on purpose?…) Windows 10 is built to be very integrative with Microsoft’s online servers. The default […]
5 CE Clock Hours suitable for NC LPCs, LCSWs, and LMFTs A 5-hour training for private practice mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, clinical social workers, and psychologists in psychotherapy practice to navigate the “digital ethics” and legal pitfalls in modern practice management. We will discuss: confidentiality and other HIPAA/ethics concerns in electronic communications […]
Clinicians are motivated by relationships. Our relationship with HIPAA has been rocky at best for a long time, but it doesn’t have to be that way.
A simplified, chunked-down look at the process of (actual) compliance with the HIPAA Security Rule, split into three steps. Plus some busting of myths.
They say HIPAA is HIPAA is HIPAA. But can it work differently for mental health clinicians? Are we different in ways that make HIPAA different for us, too?
Google will now give a Business Associate contract for Gmail, Drive, and Calendar for business. Does this mean health care folks can use those products now?
Did you know that just because you practice health care in the United States, you’re not necessarily legally required to comply with HIPAA? The followup question, of course, is, “Does it really change anything if you’re not?”