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Business Associate Agreements Are Essential to HIPAA Compliance

If you’re familiar with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), you may know that covered entities cannot disclose protected health information (PHI) to unauthorized persons. Continue reading

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OCR Levies Second-Biggest Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Fine Ever

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has announced that an insurance company based in Puerto Rico will pay the second-largest HIPAA settlement in the history of enforcement of the law. Triple-S Management Corporation agreed … Continue reading

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