All Items: HIPAA Privacy and Security

  • Court Orders EEOC to Reconsider Wellness Program Fees

    Date:
    August 30, 2017

    A federal court has found EEOC rules allowing employers to increase healthcare insurance premiums of employees who do not participate in wellness programs to be arbitrary, and sent them back to the agency for reconsideration.

  • Failure to Notify Individuals and Media About HIPAA Breach Within 60 Days Proves Costly

    Date:
    January 19, 2017

    Illinois-based health care network Presence Health has agreed to pay the federal government $475,000 to settle claims that it failed to provide notification about a breach of protected health information (PHI) within 60 days of discovering the breach, as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requires.

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News: HR Guidance on HIPAA compliance - in particular, the HIPAA Privacy Rule and HIPAA Security Rule, and other HIPAA requirements.