HIPAA Updates

Idaho State University Hit with Breach Penalty

The accidental disclosure of electronic Protected Health Information stored on one of Idaho State University’s servers has led to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights has issuing a large fine. The […]

HIPAA Updates

HIPAA Omnibus Rule in Force From Today

The HIPAA Omnibus Rule comes into today, March 26, and amends existing HIPAA regulations to provide greater security for patient data; extending the reach of HIPAA and changing regulations to bring them in line with […]

HIPAA Updates

50K Penalty After 441-Patient HIPAA Breach

According to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations, healthcare organizations must report data violations involving more than 500 people to the Office of Civil Rights and financial sanctions apply for HIPAA breaches; however […]