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HIPAA and Ethics

Kathleen W. McNicholas, MD, JD, CHC, CCEP, will lead the presentation, HIPAA and Ethics at the upcoming HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit 2019 on November 14. Kathleen W. McNicholas, MD, JD earned an MD from Jefferson Medical College magna cum laude and completed general surgery training at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and served as a surgical house

By |November 6th, 2019|HIPAA|

Q&A: Upholding HIPAA Compliance and Streamlining Patient Access to Medical Data in Today’s Digital, Consumer-Driven Environment

Cristin Gardner is Director of Consumer Products & Markets for Mammosphere, by Life Image. She will present the webinar “Upholding HIPAA Compliance and Streamlining Patient Access to Medical Data in Today’s Digital, Consumer-Driven Environment” on December 3, 2019 and you can register here.  Cristin answers many commonly asked questions on our blog, focused especially on

Q&A: Payor Disputes and Audits: Observations & Strategies

Courtney Tito, Esq., Member of McDonald Hopkins, LLC presented the webinar “Payor Disputes and Audits: Observations & Strategies” recently and a recording can now be found on our YouTube Channel. Courtney returned to answer many commonly asked questions on our blog. Can you provide a brief overview of the Medicare appeals process for overpayment demands?

By |October 16th, 2019|CMS, Medicare|

Buying a Breach: HIPAA Best Practices in M&A

Jo-Ellyn S. Klein, JD, CIPP/US, is a leading practitioner on health information privacy and data protection matters at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. She will lead the presentation Buying a Breach: HIPAA Best Practices in M&A at the upcoming HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit 2019 on November 14. She was recognized by

By |October 7th, 2019|HIPAA|

HIPAA is Not the Only Game in Town: How New Domestic and International Data Privacy Regulations are Changing the Face of Healthcare

Rebecca L. Rakoski is the co-founder and managing partner at XPAN Law Group, a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (“WBE”) and Women Owned Small Business (“WOSB”). She will lead the presentation HIPAA is Not the Only Game in Town: How New Domestic and International Data Privacy Regulations are Changing the Face of Healthcare at the upcoming

By |September 20th, 2019|GDPR, HIPAA|

Q&A: Understanding the Healthcare Quality Measurement Data Landscape: “Data is the New Oil”

Reid Kiser is the founder and president of Kiser Healthcare Solutions, LLC presented the webinar “Understanding the Healthcare Quality Measurement Data Landscape: "Data is the New Oil” recently and a recording can now be found on our YouTube Channel.  Reid returned to answer many commonly asked questions on our blog. Why is quality and quality

By |September 12th, 2019|EHR, Medicare|

Surviving an OCR Audit – Lessons Learned

Raymond Ribble is the founder of SPHER Inc. and co-founder of Fusion Systems Co., Ltd. Ray leads the SPHER organization as they deliver privacy & security cybersecurity solutions in healthcare. He will lead the presentation Surviving an OCR Audit - Lessons Learned at the upcoming HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit on November 14. SPHER represents

By |September 4th, 2019|HIPAA|

First Healthcare Compliance Welcomes Nicholas Heesters of OCR as Distinguished Speaker

Delaware Law School and First Healthcare Compliance announce that Nicholas Heesters of the HHS Office of Civil Rights will serve as the Distinguished Speaker at the second annual HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit on November 14, 2019.  Nicholas Heesters is a certified information privacy professional with over 25 years of experience supporting technology and information

By |August 20th, 2019|HIPAA|

Q&A: HIPAA and Health Apps

Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA, presented the webinar “HIPAA and Health Apps” recently and a recording can now be found on our YouTube Channel. Rachel returned to answer many commonly asked questions on our blog. How has HIPAA evolved to address mobile technology? HIPAA was signed into law in August 1996. Subsequently, the Privacy Rule

By |August 14th, 2019|HIPAA|