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The Basics of HIPAA (Part 3)

In this third part of our five-part series on HIPAA, we will review the agencies overseeing HIPAA and also who is required to comply with this law. Who governs HIPAA? The Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) has delegated … Read Full Post

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What We’re Reading – The Forces of Nature and Lost Medical Records

After news of the 125 tornadoes that touched down in the Midwest this weekend, I recalled an article published about Joplin, MO, entitled “Lost medical records complicate Joplin hospital’s tornado recovery.” This article details how tornadoes that ripped through Joplin … Read Full Post

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