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Dentists’ Attitudes About HIPAA- Where do you fall?

I talk with numerous dentists and staff about HIPAA compliance in their offices as I travel and lecture on HIPAA compliance. I am deeply concerned about dentist and staff members’ attitudes about HIPAA compliance. I’d like to share with you to help you understand the...

HIPAA Policies (a must read and a MUST have)

  You should have employee medical records, no not dental records, medical records. OSHA medical records include information about work-related exposures, illnesses and injuries. The records also include hepatitis B vaccination records. These records are not protected...

Exceptions to Privacy- Protected Health Information

There are situations that you can use or disclose Protected Health Information and you do not need a signed authorization to do so. As we previously discussed, patients (or in some cases their caregivers) always have the Right of Access. Next, there are what are known...

Here is the Silver Bullet of HIPAA Compliance

There is much to do to comply with all that HIPAA requires. First, consider ‘what’ you have to comply with (Privacy Rule, Security Rule and Breach Notification Rule. The Enforcement Rule prescribes Civil Monetary Penalties and (often) Corrective Action Plans (ongoing...
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