Assessments, Policies, and Training Are Key to HIPAA Compliance

HR Daily Advisor

The keys for plan sponsors to avoid penalties under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), as well as other liability that may come with data breaches, were discussed by HIPAA experts in a recent webinar. Minimizing HIPAA Privacy Liability.

HIPAA Audits Inbound

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday we learned that the U.S. The OCR plans to conduct desk and on-site audits for both covered entities and their business associates. The first set of audits will be desk audits of covered entities followed by a second round of desk audits of business associates.

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Payroll Provider Completing ACA Reporting? Better check for HIPAA compliance!

OmegaHR Solutions

This post is a guest post from Mark Combs who is the CEO of ACAReportingService.com. It provides some very important information for all employers dealing with the ACA reporting. For many the process given to us by the IRS has been painful and required quite a steep learning curve.

7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include

Kitaboo - Employee Training

Compliance training is usually a part of every employee’s initial training process. Compliance training resources and modules generally consist of a long list of code of conduct which includes topics such as anti-harassment, bribery, FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practice Act), protection of company data, client interactions, usage of company property and data security, etc. Are your Compliance Training Resources Effective?

Three Ways Metrics Can Help Avoid Common Compliance Mistakes

Cornerstone On Demand

No company wants to end up in the headlines for a code of conduct violation, or for not updating its policies based on the latest legislation. But unfortunately, even after organizations spend significant amounts of time and money on compliance, slip-ups happen.

HIPAA, Data Breaches and What You Should Know (Even If You’re Not a Healthcare Company)

HR Workplace Services

When it comes to compliance, most everyone agrees that the privacy regulations set forth by HIPAA are necessary. For healthcare organizations, a full commitment to HIPAA compliance is obligatory. a company that offers a self-funded insurance plan to their employees, is considering doing so, or is simply an organization that has a decent number of employees participating in the company-sponsored health plan, it is wise to make sure that you’re fully in the know.

Benefits of Using a Learning Management System for Your Ongoing and Recurring Training

SkyPrep

Ongoing and recurring training are vital types of training that contributes to the success of the business. You run the risk of having poor-performing employees and face liabilities if you do not offer consistent ongoing and recurring training.

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7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include

Kitaboo - Employee Training

Compliance training is usually a part of every employee’s initial training process. It generally consists of a long list of code of conduct which includes topics such as anti-harassment, bribery, FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practice Act), protection of company data, client interactions, usage of company property and data security etc. Are your Compliance Training Resources Effective? How to Deliver Compliance Training? HIPAA.

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How to Drive Organizational Compliance with LMS Workflow Automation

SkyPrep

It is essential that your workforce is following your company policies and procedures strictly for your organization to comply with the laws and regulations. Managing employee compliance training and ensuring your workforce is compliant at all times can be a daunting task.

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Healthcare Compliance in 2020 and Beyond

Precheck

Healthcare Compliance in 2020 and Beyond Nov. With data privacy laws being proposed and enforced worldwide, it’s no surprise that many healthcare organizations are revisiting their internal compliance guidelines. Are there tools out there to make compliance easier?

Top Compliance Issues in Healthcare for 2019

Precheck

Top Compliance Issues in Healthcare for 2019 Nov. Given stringent federal patient privacy laws and the growing threat of cyberattacks and data breaches, the conventional wisdom is that healthcare organizations are investing more resources than ever on compliance.

10 Questions To Ask To Ensure Your Cloud Services Provider Is HIPAA-Compliant

SAP Innovation

More companies are looking to the cloud for business and data storage solutions, especially those in the healthcare space. If your business must be HIPAA-compliant, these 10 questions to ensure HIPAA compliance might save you some major headaches down the road.

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Developing Partnerships for Compliance in Healthcare

Precheck

Developing Partnerships for Compliance in Healthcare Nov. Maintaining a healthcare compliance program can be challenging for compliance officers as they guide their organizations through an increasingly complex landscape, but developing partnerships can help.

10 Questions To Ask To Ensure Your Cloud Services Provider Is HIPAA-Compliant

SAP Innovation

More companies are looking to the cloud for business and data storage solutions, especially those in the healthcare space. If your business must be HIPAA-compliant, these 10 questions to ensure HIPAA compliance might save you some major headaches down the road.

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NLRB judge strikes down termination based on HIPAA violation

Ohio Employer's Law

HIPAA. Five letters that strike fear into the heart of anyone that handles employee medical information. That is, anyone except an NLRB judge passing judgment on whether an employer was justified in firing a union-supporting employee for clear HIPAA violations. The judge concluded that the employee’s HIPAA violation did not strip her of the Act’s protection. HIPAA isn’t the only law that mandates the confidentiality of medical information.

Top Healthcare Compliance Initiatives for 2018

Precheck

Top Healthcare Compliance Initiatives for 2018 Nov. It’s not just the financial industry that faces risks from cybercriminals; healthcare organizations, with their massive databases full of personal information, have become common targets as well. Stepping Up Training.

What Should Small Businesses Know About Data Security?

Zenefits

In 2020, almost a third of data breaches — or 28% — impacted small businesses, according to the 2020 Verizon Data Breach Investigations report. . The United States Small Business Association reports 88% of SBOs feel vulnerable to cyberattacks. What is data security ?

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How Healthcare HR and Compliance Can Partner for More Successful Employee Onboarding

Precheck

How Healthcare HR and Compliance Can Partner for More Successful Employee Onboarding Mar. Healthcare compliance officers are challenged with overseeing their organization's compliance program, but they can’t do it alone, especially when it comes to new hires.

Year 2016 Was Biggest Yet for HIPAA Privacy Enforcement

HR Daily Advisor

The year 2016 was by far the biggest yet for monetary settlements under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act’s (HIPAA) privacy and security rules, and 2017 thus far is proceeding apace, a leading HIPAA attorney told a recent conference. The U.S.

Entelo’s Commitment to Data Security

Entelo

At Entelo, respecting candidates’ rights is core to our values and making sure compliance is top of mind isn’t just the right thing to do for things like EU-U.S. Protecting our data is the right thing to do for our customers, candidates and anyone Entelo does business with.

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3 Takeaways from the HCCA 2018 Compliance Institute

Precheck

3 Takeaways from the HCCA 2018 Compliance Institute Apr. Last week, the 22nd Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) Compliance Institute was held in Las Vegas, Nevada. The following represent my top takeaways from HCCA’s 2018 Compliance Institute.

Top 5 LMS Workflow Automation Hacks to Simplify Your Employee Training Program

SkyPrep

Providing your workforce with efficient training is crucial for organizations to run seamlessly. You have a variety of actions of what you can accomplish from auto-enrolling your learners into the relevant course to sending out alerts when a learner’s training is to be completed.

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Employee Network Inc. Successfully Achieves SOC 2 Type 1 Compliance

eni

a benefits integration and engagement company, announces the successful completion of its 2019 SOC 2 Type 1 examination. completed the engagement. This is eni’s third consecutive year maintaining compliance. To learn more about 360 Advanced, visit [link]. VESTAL, N.Y.

Who Is Subject to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Regulations?

HR Daily Advisor

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) imposes requirements to protect and help consumers maintain both their health insurance and their privacy. This is the main provision that most people are referring to when discussing “HIPAA compliance.”.

How HR and Compliance Can Partner for More Successful Employee Onboarding

Precheck

How HR and Compliance Can Partner for More Successful Employee Onboarding Mar. Healthcare compliance officers are challenged with overseeing their organization's compliance program, but they can’t do it alone, especially when it comes to new hires.

HOW U.S. CORPORATIONS CAN AVOID CRIPPLING DATA BREACH FINES IN 2018 AND BEYOND

Effortless HR

Most companies understand that a data breach is one of the most potentially damaging events that could occur in the business world. Yet, in 2017, it seems that many still underestimate just how crippling data breach fines in the United States can be. Compliance Online reported that, despite the huge levels of penalties that have already been applied, more than 120 million people were affected by medical data breaches in 2015 alone.

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The increased need for HR risk management tools

PeopleStrategy

Issues directly and indirectly caused by the COVID-19 pandemic made many aspects of running a business and managing employees significantly more complicated. Assess the risks for your business. HR leaders’ careful oversight is key to risk management now and in the long term.

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4 Types of Healthcare Careers for Coders

Career Metis

It is no secret that the healthcare industry has been slower on the uptake when it comes to innovative technology. However, now that it’s been fully embraced, the career opportunities for coders in healthcare are endless. Innovation advancements in the field are innumerable.

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2019’S TOP HR ISSUES

HR Workplace Services

employers – HRWS maintains a bird’s eye view of the Country’s most pressing business issues. We developed the “HRWS 5” to highlight and give some perspective on the most pressing HR topics that challenged U.S. THE HRWS 5. Bonus” Topic: Rise of the Lawyers.

Managing The Data Security Risks Of Patient Portals

SAP Innovation

The rapid advances of technology are affecting all areas of our lives, and in the process is throwing up new, and often unexpected challenges to our privacy, especially the security of our personal information.

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Don’t Let Your Data or Participants Get Lost in Space

HR Daily Advisor

Lost in Space” was a popular television series in the 1960s. Sabotage by crew member Dr. Zachary Smith threw the ship off course and launched endless adventures. The ensuing adventures are anything but fun. Lost or Hijacked Data. by Mary B.

Why Should You Archive Historical Employee Documentation?

LaborSoft

Wrapping up 2018: How and Why you should Archive Historical Documentation and Data. HR professionals at organizations know that they must adhere to strict employee recordkeeping requirements that are dictated by the government.

The Real Impact of HR Technology on Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Prism HR

In today’s competitive labor market and shifting trends in human capital management, the responsibilities resting on the shoulders of HR professionals in small and medium-sized businesses are no easy feat. The use of HR technology is size-agnostic. R aise Compliance Level.

Workday Receives EU Approval on Binding Corporate Rules

Workday

With the May 25 effective date of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) fast approaching, data protection is top of mind for Workday’s customers. Over the past few months, we’ve outlined our privacy-by-design program and provided an overview of our data transfer mechanisms. Simply put, BCRs are a detailed code of conduct that governs the processing and transfer of personal data within a multinational company.

Why Security Should be Top-of-Mind for HCM in ERP Cloud Systems

InfinityHR

Massive data breaches are the real deal. Home Depot , Equifax and Yahoo have all experienced these ruptures due to poor security setup, mismanagement in the monitoring process and by overlooking the very threats that took them down. Data security is an HR responsibility.