How HR Pros In Healthcare Companies Can Comply with HIPAA

HR Management

HIPAA is the acronym for Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. This law is intended to improve the portability and continuity of health insurance coverage. As a part of the HR department, you are responsible for ensuring compliance with all HIPAA regulations.

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 It provides some very important information for all employers dealing with the ACA reporting. Employers subject to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting obligations are now feverishly completing their forms 1095 and distributing them to their employees. For many the process given to us by the IRS has been painful and required quite a steep learning curve.


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The Essential Features of Benefits Administration Software

Netchex HR Blog

Your employees need options to be able to sign up for the benefits they prefer (especially when there’s an employee contribution), and your company needs to ensure accuracy, efficiency, and compliance. LEARN: What is Benefits Administration and How Can HR Technology Make it Easier?

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.

How To Avoid A Recruiting Non-Compliance Lawsuit: Hiring Compliance 101


The last thing you want to worry about as a small business owner or hiring manager is a potential lawsuit because you asked the wrong question. Most recruiting-based lawsuits deal with discrimination cases, with the average defense expense through settlement costing $160,000.

What electronic record-keeping software best fits your needs?

Business Management Daily

Using electronic record-keeping software to organize and store records in an electronic format can help you better organize your documents and stay compliant with recordkeeping best practices. The key benefits of electronic record-keeping include: Easier file sharing.

HR Compliance: What is HR’s Role in Ensuring Compliance

Netchex HR Blog

By creating and following internal guidelines centered around compliance, HR can ensure the organization is safe from audits, fines, lawsuits, and other negative impacts to the business. Learn more about HR compliance and discover the important role HR plays in overall compliance for your organization. Compliance is the process of defining, developing, and implementing various policies and procedures to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

Impact & Requirements of LMS for the Pharmaceutical Industry


The pharmaceutical industry’s global revenue will exceed 1.27 Over the next decade, this industry is expected to triple in size globally. Compliance Training. Ongoing Job Training, and Upskilling. Product Training. Sales Training. Compliance Training.

Are Your Employment Law Policies in Compliance?

HR Counselor's Corner

Performing the assessment will not only help you measure risk and legal compliance, but also identify areas in need of process improvements – all of which could threaten the continued success of your business. . Hiring practices are standardized and consistent to avoid claims of discrimination. Employees are properly classified as Exempt or Non-Exempt from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include


Compliance training is usually a part of every employee’s initial training process. Are your Compliance Training Resources Effective? Earlier, in-house training specialists used to undertake the task of delivering training or companies would hire a professional trainer to deliver compliance training. Employees quickly glance through them and go for the start test button. How to Deliver Compliance Training? HIPAA.


Employee Benefits Management: Getting the Most Out of Your Benefits Plan

Netchex HR Blog

When done properly, employee benefits management helps employees, as well as the company. Because employee benefits can be complicated, and you need a centralized system to manage costs and adjust policies. Do you tend to get the same questions and concerns from employees?

Organizations: Use Online Forms to Capture Valuable Data

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by JotForm , a full-featured online form builder that makes it easy to create forms and collect data. Enjoy the article!). One of the keys to good decision making is having the right data and information.

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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. New practices in talent acquisition and retention, employee engagement, productivity tracking and management, and administrative tasks fulfillment make it a requisite for HR professionals to adopt new systems and solutions. Cue HR technologies. HR Technology?

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


Providing your workforce with efficient training is crucial for organizations to run seamlessly. Utilizing workflow automation capabilities in your LMS is fundamental to helping you streamline your training processes, reduce human error, provide better internal controls, and improve efficiency. 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.


Consequences of Outdated Employee Benefits Systems


Technology is making remarkable strides across the employee benefits landscape. A 2019-2020 survey found that the vast majority of organizations are utilizing a benefits application in some shape or form. Benefits administration is regarded as the most complex HR process.

HR Case Management: Benefits and Best Practices

Analytics in HR

A key function of any HR department is managing the cases that are submitted to the department. As HR has evolved over the years, case management has become critical to providing a positive employee experience. Benefits of HR case management software.

Should my people system connect with my benefits brokerage?


The majority of companies properly employ the teams that support their people. These teams are turning into strategic weapons for the business, and as a result, making the companies they support much more successful. There are two attributing trends: The term “HR” is fading. Cultural leaders and metrics-driven experts are taking over with a mission to improve the company’s number one asset, it’s people.

9 benefits of choosing the right HR technology for your business


Finding the right HR technology for your business is a little like shopping for a new smartphone – at least when it comes to determining what you’re looking for in a system. Would you buy a new smartphone without first putting some thought into how you plan to use it or what you need it for in the first place? Chances are, you’re going to spend some time thinking about the features and storage capacity you need right now and in the future.

Leverage More ERP Sales with HCM Integration


The powerful and strategic business processing management tools available can be used to manage data, automate manual process, generate impactful reporting and more for any organization. Business owners and leadership stakeholders love the functionality of these systems because it allows them and their employees to focus on more meaningful projects for the company. ERP and human resources solutions. Online Learning Management.

This military hospital’s social media cluster-you-know-what checks all the wrong boxes

The Employer Handbook

Originally, I was toying with titling this post, “ What Employers Can Learn From Military Nurses Who Pose Newborns Dancing to 50 Cent, Give Them The Finger, And Then Snap A Video And Photo Captioned, ‘How I currently feel about these mini Satans.’ Watch this 40-second video for a recap of the story, and I’ll meet you down below with some takeaways., This news is embarrassing for the hospital. But, the HIPAA violation may really leave a mark.

People Analytics: Tapping into a Powerful Resource


HR has relied on the use of data and analytics for years but has only recently begun to embrace people analytics. After all, human capital is the source of all business success—it makes sense to analyze people to understand and even predict enterprise performance. Recently, HR departments have begun to leverage this powerful tool – and it’s changing the game for many businesses. But that doesn’t have to be the case. Gather the Necessary Data.

Employer compliance must-do’s for every small business

Genesis HR Solutions

However, compliance is no simple matter—keeping up with the latest federal and state business laws is much easier said than done. From COBRA and HIPAA to the ACA, it can be hard to navigate through the alphabet soup to ensure employer compliance with regulations. Employer compliance means following the laws and regulations that are required to govern business. Check out this employer HIPAA compliance checklist to ensure compliance.).

Healthcare Compliance in 2020 and Beyond


A lot has changed since President Bill Clinton signed HIPAA into law in 1996, and compliance officers and their teams have complex legal waters to navigate. According to SAI Global’s 2019 Healthcare Compliance Benchmark Report , the bulk of a contemporary healthcare compliance officer’s responsibilities — 67.5% — concerns HIPAA privacy and security. Are there tools out there to make compliance easier? Seek Out New Technology.

“Establish a security program”, With Jason Remillard and Stuart Lerner

Thrive Global

Encrypt everything so that in the event your data is stolen, it can’t be read. Since users are the weakest link in the information security chain, phishing tests are extremely important. I played many sports growing up and learned the importance of teamwork at an early age.

Employee Data Collection in a Nutshell

Analytics in HR

Let’s have a look at types of employee data that are useful and the best practices for protecting, managing, and collecting employee data. Data is what the business world revolves around. Salary data: Each year, salaries change with new job tasks, technology, and inflation.

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Why You Should Keep Track of Employee Training


What can tracking your employees’ training do for your human resources strategy? It keeps your workers in compliance with state or industry regulations and puts them on track for advancement so that your business can stay current with prevailing trends and maintain a workforce that is engaged and ready for the future. Continuing education (CE) is required within many fields for workers to stay up-to-date on new technologies, skills and developments within the industry.


The Top Three Healthcare Compliance Challenges of 2022


The Top Three Healthcare Compliance Challenges of 2022 Nov. More than 500 healthcare cybersecurity breaches were reported in the past year and have affected more than 5 million patients, according to the U.S. Enhancing Cybersecurity at All Levels of the Organization.


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.

Top 4 DocuSign Alternatives

TrustRadius HR

E-Signature tools allow companies to make the contract and negotiations process faster and more accessible. DocuSign has become a common choice for many, yet it is not the only choice. Different electronic signature platforms will be suitable for different use-cases.

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HR Tech Weekly: Episode #262: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

Hosts Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss important news and topics in recruiting and HR technology. Paris-based startup Slite raises $11 million Series A for lightweight collaboration tool Link ». There’s something totally wrong with my system. It is not the end answer.

“How and who uses this data”, With Jason Remilard and Josh Rickard

Thrive Global

The goal of this process is to identify if a user needs access to do their job or could they retrieve the same data with less privileges than they may have. There is no single story that inspired me to pursue information security but more a cumulation of what I learned.

4 Ways to Kill Employee Trust


A wide range of tools and technologies now in use by HR organizations around the world are collecting volumes of employee-related data. Outside of HR, companies are using systems that assess employee emails for network analysis, record conference calls and video meetings, and monitor employee activities through badges. In this article, I will lay out the four dimensions of trust that comprise the ethical and fair use of employee-related data and analytics.

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Top 3 Healthcare Compliance Challenges of 2022


More than 500 healthcare cybersecurity breaches were reported in the past year and have affected more than 5 million patients, according to the U.S. This has meant some facilities have had to handle sensitive information online through servers that were at times unprotected. .

3 Takeaways from the 2018 ASHHRA Conference


3 Takeaways from the 2018 ASHHRA Conference Sep. The 2018 American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) Conference took place this past week in the Steel City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This year’s theme was “Meeting the Challenge and Making a Difference,” which highlighted the always changing healthcare environment: from physician reimbursement, hospital quality measure, legislative updates, the increasing workforce shortage and more.

Why Should You Archive Historical Employee Documentation?


HR professionals at organizations know that they must adhere to strict employee recordkeeping requirements that are dictated by the government. Therefore, implementing a holistic records management program is integral to conducting business and satisfying the stringent regulations, and the end of the calendar year is an optimal time for a reminder. The longer an employee is at your company, the larger their personnel file becomes.

HR Consulting in Boston

Genesis HR Solutions

Most small and midsize businesses want to stay compliant, but the truth is, it’s harder than it seems. If you’re looking to gain more knowledge on the topic, you’re in the right place. In this article, we will look at the following: What is HR compliance?

Gail Trauco: “Learn to tell “your” story”

Thrive Global

Learn to tell “your” story and how it impacts what you do today. Tell the real story…the heart-breaking story…shining as the “survivor” and possessing a CEO’s toolbox to keep me in front of other Advocates. School was my favorite place in the world. Tell the truth.

HR Compliance: What Every Business Owner Should Know

Genesis HR Solutions

Most small and midsize businesses want to stay compliant, but the truth is, it’s harder than it seems. If you’re looking to gain more knowledge on the topic, you’re in the right place. In this article, we will look at the following: What is HR compliance?

White Paper: OSHA Vaccine Mandate

Affinity HR Group

On November 6, 2021, the 5th US Court of Appeals issued an injunction based on a legal challenge filed in its courts. ” Therefore, OSHA has currently suspended such activities while this and several other legal challenges work their way through the various court systems.

HR services for small business

Tandem HR

Rarely do you find a business started for the sheer thrill of processing payroll or because hiring and firing people is a hobby. Nor does anyone start a business for the excitement they feel when complying with employment law. Small and mid-sized businesses can provide the HR their people need without wasting time or money by engaging with a Professional Employer Organization or PEO. This allows owners and executives to spend their valuable time growing the business.