The feds are constantly on the lookout for HIPAA violations – and one high-profile case involving a reality show filmed at a hospital shows just how costly they can be for facilities.
It finally looks like the feds are starting up the next phase of HIPAA audits — but there’s still time to ensure your business associates (BAs) are staying compliant.
Prepare for a perfect storm — data breaches are on the rise and so are the costs of HIPAA violations.
Finally, some good news for hospitals worried about new HIPAA audits and enforcement from the Department of Health and Human Services.
There’s good and bad news for providers who were stressed about the upcoming HIPAA audits. The good news: There’s more time to ensure compliance. The bad news: You might still be at risk through an outside factor.
HIPAA audits are starting up again soon, but the changes in phase 2 of the program could shake up healthcare facilities that aren’t prepared.
Hospitals will have to step up their HIPAA compliance efforts because the coming year will see a massive crackdown on violators by federal regulators.