Small practices are at risk for HIPAA violations. Here are the 5 most common types and their consequences. Are you prepared? HIPAA, aka the Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, requires providers and healthcare organizations to protect patient health information. The official definition of HIPAA is: “The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is Read More

Just thinking about getting audited puts some practice owners in a state of panic. These might be just some of the thoughts that worry them. So… best to meet the medical audit monster head-on and look it squarely in the eye. Because things we’re not familiar with tend to intimidate and scare us. But, once Read More

Security Risk Assessment HIPAA NPBusiness.ORG

Security Risk Assessments (SRA)…for some, those three words strike fear in the heart of a grown adults. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Perhaps you’ve heard the myth. The one about smaller practices that only take cash, don’t need to follow HIPAA and don’t need to do the security risk assessment? It’s a Read More