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Bill Roberts Quoted in Part B News on Recent HIPAA Breach

Part B News

July 11, 2016

Bill Roberts recently provided commentary for the DecisionHealth article, "Write, revisit BAA policies that protect you when associates mess up HIPAA" published in Part B News. The story focuses on a recent Office for Civil Rights (OCR) settlement that places responsibility for a mobile device theft that resulted in a HIPAA breach on a business associate. Examination of proper, current and well-managed business associate agreements (BAAs) for all relevant vendors are now being taken into consideration. Bill reviews the settlement details and offers suggestions for auditing BAA policies and protocol for future assessment.  Part B News provides physician practice-specific news, analysis, guidance and specific tools regarding health care regulations.

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