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Latest Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Stories

2014-03-03 12:26:34

SAN FRANCISCO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bay Area Systems begin offering assistance to healthcare providers and organizations to be compliant with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA), to ensure all the required physical, network, and process security measures are followed. BayArea Systems (www.BayAreaSystems.com), premier Information Technology (IT) consulting provider in San Francisco Bay Area, is on the forefront of providing cost-effective IT...

2014-02-28 23:02:12

myhipaasecuritytraining.com offers industry leading HIPAA security awareness and training documentation for helping Covered Entities (CE) and Business Associates (BA) gain a greater understanding of all facets of HIPAA compliance, including the all-important Administrative Safeguards. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 myhipaasecuritytraining.com offers industry leading HIPAA security awareness and training documentation for helping Covered Entities (CE) and Business Associates...

2014-02-27 23:22:42

Accreditation Program to Create a Framework to Ensure a Common Level of System Functionality across the Industry Orlando, FL (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), in partnership with EHNAC, a non-profit standards development organization and accrediting body, today announced at the HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition their intent to create a Practice Management System Accreditation Program (PMSAP). The purpose of this joint partnership is to...

2014-02-25 23:02:53

Medorizon helps with a significant overhaul to a 30-year code set used to document the ICD (international classification of diseases) to the new ICD-10 code set while processing medical billing Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Medorizon assists with a significant overhaul to a 30-year code set used to document the international classification of diseases (ICD-9). This transition means significant changes for every healthcare provider and payor. Most healthcare organizations are...

2014-02-25 16:28:50

SecurityMetrics achieves Stevie® Award for healthcare compliance support LAS VEGAS, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SecurityMetrics was presented with a bronze Stevie® Award in the Healthcare Customer Service Department of the Year category for the eighth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. The award recognizes the live consultants that help organizations prepare for, achieve, and uphold HIPAA security compliance requirements....

2014-02-25 08:30:41

Cognizant Helps Fallon Health Automate Business Processes Driving Superior Customer Experience and Better Regulatory Preparedness TEANECK, N.J., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) today announced that it has enabled Fallon Health, a Massachusetts-based not-for-profit health care services organization, to become the first Massachusetts health insurer to provide quotes for merged market plans mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). As Fallon's strategic...

2014-02-24 23:25:43

IQMax’s HIPAA compliant secure text messaging solution on display at HIMSS. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 IQMax the leader in intelligent healthcare communications, today announced that it has been invited to showcase its HIPAA compliant secure text messaging solution in Intel’s Mobile Health Knowledge Center at HIMSS14 in Orlando, Florida, February 23-27. IQMax will be featured as part of Intel’s Secure Mobile Collaboration demonstration, showcasing Intel®...

2014-02-24 16:25:18

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PatientCalls Implements Additional HIPAA Compliant Software Solutions to Secure PHI during SMS and Email transmissions. PatientCalls, a trusted HIPAA Compliant Business Associate and leader among medical answering services, recently expanded on its alternative offerings of Secure SMS and Email Solutions to Covered Entities by developing and deploying PatientNOTE, an encrypted and password protected SMS solution for mobile devices,...

2014-02-24 08:29:15

Whitepaper delivers tips to prepare healthcare providers for the new coding standard NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emdeon Inc., a leading provider of healthcare revenue and payment cycle management and clinical information exchange solutions, today released a whitepaper titled, "Best Practices for Transitioning to ICD-10," which details strategies healthcare providers can employ to successfully manage the change to ICD-10. The complimentary whitepaper is available for...

2014-02-24 08:27:16

83% of physicians are using smart phones (especially for texting) as a way to communicate with colleagues, patients and hospital staffs. Though quick, texting can increase your liabilities if not done compliantly. DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Cooperative of American Physicians fervently discourages texting of electronic protected health information (e-PHI) by healthcare providers, as it is non-secure and non compliant with HIPAA standards. The new HIPAA Omnibus...