HIPAA email communications

  New HIPAA rules which go into effect on March 26, 2014, may impact email communications with patients, according to an article published at ADA.org. The United States Office for Civil rights, which enforces the HIPAA privacy rules, offers responses to frequently asked questions about communication of...

New Notice of Privacy Practices to go into effect

ADA now offering online CE Course   New statements are required under the Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP) which go into effect on September 23, 2013. In the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  final omnibus rule under HIPAA which implements the Health Information Technology and Clinical...

All Employers must notify employees of Health Insurance Exchanges by October 1

  To comply with the Affordable Care Act, all employers are required to notify their employees of the coverage options available through the Health Insurance Exchanges (Marketplaces) by October 1, 2013. Originally, employers were required to notify employees by March 1, 2013; however, the provi­sion...

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