Monthly Archives: December 2015

Audits to restart in 2016

With the start of 2016 in sight, those of us in compliance need to make sure we are ready for phase two of the audits as they will start in early 2016. The Offices of Health and Human Services of … Continue reading

Posted in HIPAA | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Windows 10 security modifications

Microsoft is not furnishing concrete information on the HIPAA compliance aspects of Windows 10.  At the same time, they are pushing upgrading at us harder than ever.  Based on my research, there are no compelling reasons to upgrade if you … Continue reading

Posted in HIPAA, IT | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The big Advantage to Medicare’s rising revolution

In case you missed it, the “Motley Fool” had an article this week about the rise of Medicare Advantage as the answer to the growing healthcare costs faced by seniors. In 2010 there were 39.4 million seniors in the U.S. … Continue reading

Posted in News and stories, Obamacare | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Will Meaningful Use 3 be eliminated?

We have been hearing for quite some time the rally to push back the deadlines for Meaningful Use.   Beginning with Stage 1, continuing with Stage 2, and now Stage 3.  What is new on the horizon is a call for … Continue reading

Posted in Meaningful Use | Leave a comment