HIPAA Compliance - Proving to be a Challenge for Providers

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The Office of Civil Rights recently audited “covered entities” and found that ZERO fully complied with HIPAA requirements.

In recent article in HME News entitled, “HIPAA compliance: Providers have homework to do,” Wayne van Halem, president of VGM’s The van Halem Group, says this is a “wake-up call” for HME providers.

Van Halem goes on to say, “Our industry is really vulnerable here. This is an opportune time for providers to say, ‘This is serious. We need to find out what we need to do and do it. We can’t afford a $1 million fine.’”

Click here to read the full article by Liza Beaulieu in HME News.

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