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HIPAA Compliance Review Program Launch
CMS on behalf of HHS is launching a HIPAA Compliance Review Program to ensure compliance with the administrative safegaurds by covered entities.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Division of National Standards, on behalf of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is launching the HIPAA Compliance Review Program to ensure compliance among covered entities with HIPAA Administrative Simplification rules for electronic health care transactions.
In April 2019, HHS will randomly select 9 HIPAA-covered entities—a mix of health plans and clearinghouses—for HIPAA Compliance Reviews. Any health plan or clearinghouse—not just those who work with Medicare or Medicaid—may be selected. In 2018, HHS piloted the program with health plan and clearinghouse volunteers to streamline the process. In 2019, providers will be able to participate in a separate pilot program on a voluntary basis.
Moving forward, the Compliance Review Program will conduct periodic reviews with randomly selected entities to assess compliance.
Read the full Information Bulletin on the Go-to-Info page for more information, and watch for more Email Update messages with details about the program.
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Online Reputation Management for the Busy Healthcare Practice
“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” – Warren Buffett
Managing your professional and practice reputation has become much more challenging in the age of the internet. A difference of one star in an online review has been shown to impact revenue potential from 5 to 9%. There’s more to reputation management than having a LinkedIn profile and a Facebook page (although that’s important). In this EHR 2.0 webinar, Get Social Health social media coach Janet Kennedy will walk you through the basics of establishing, maintaining and protecting the online reputation of your practice and providers.
Attend our free, live 50-minute webinar which will focus on the best practices to keep up your online reputation and to avoid the pitfalls that damages you.