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Carlos Leyva
I am a knowledge monger, but knowledge without love is a senseless pursuit, pursue what you love to do first.
Interests: music, literature, health care, the law, collaboration and collaborative platforms, writing, politics, basketball, and public education (not necessarily in that order on any given day).
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Description: This webinar revisits the foundation of the HIPAA Privacy Rule in light of the fact that, due mostly to Breach Notification, the Security Rule has taken most of the oxygen out of the room. Thursday, April 20, 2:00 PM... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2017 at Web-Tones
OCR has recently identified 10 recurring areas of enforcement. This post illustrates how the HIPAA Survival Guide's ("HSG") methodology and comprehensive remediation products help protect you against these problem areas. HSG's remediation examples are not intended to be exhaustive, simply... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2017 at Web-Tones
HHS has once again provided guidance with respect to the importance of having a methodology in order to develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive compliance program (“Program”). It should be clear that the entire objective of your HIPAA compliance initiative... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2017 at Web-Tones
On January 17, 2017, HCCA-OIG and HHS recently issued new guidance regarding how to effectively comply with HIPAA and other compliance regimes. This is the second in a series of three posts that responds to how the HIPAA Survival Guide's... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2017 at Web-Tones
On January 17, 2017, HCCA-OIG and HHS recently issued new guidance regarding how to effectively comply with HIPAA and other compliance regimes. This is the first in a series of three posts that responds to how the HIPAA Survival Guide's... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2017 at Web-Tones
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The September 23, 2013 Omnibus Rule deadline came and went over three years ago, but no worries because many of you have filled in the blanks of your new set of templates and are good to go. Right? Wrong! First,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2017 at Web-Tones
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What is Cyber Insurance? As it turns out, this is not a simple question to answer. It means different things to different organizations. One thing is clear, whatever is covered under cyber-liability insurance is almost certainly not covered under an... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2017 at Web-Tones
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NIST just recently releases it proposed 2016 Cybersecurity Framework and it is telling in many useful ways, but NOT in the ways that you would imagine. We often write about methodology and process. Why? Because they are an integral part... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2017 at Web-Tones
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Description: This webinar explores how to prepare for a HIPAA audit by reviewing the documents containing visible, demonstrable, evidence of compliance that you should be prepared to show HHS (or a Court of Law). Thursday, March 16, 2017 2:00 PM... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at Web-Tones
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Recently, the Digital Business Law Group P.A., Carlos Leyva, Esq., began providing legal assistance to customers of the HIPAA Survival Guide. Compliance with regulations is a non-trivial task and the ability to have legal guidance with regulations is valuable. Take a look at the following link for your Jumpstart legal... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2017 at HIPAA Survival Guide Blog
Looking for a simplified way to train your staff on HIPAA Breach Notification? For a limited time, we are offering our Breach Notification Training Module F*R*E*E* when you sign up for our monthly newsletter (also free). Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2017 at Web-Tones
A slightly irreverent piece on the some of the "goings on" in the HIPAA space. Looking for a simplified way to train your staff on HIPAA Breach Notification? For a limited time, we are offering our Breach Notification Training Module... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2017 at Web-Tones
Looking for a simplified way to train your staff on HIPAA Breach Notification? For a limited time, we are offering our Breach Notification Training Module F*R*E*E* when you sign up for our monthly newsletter (also free). Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2017 at Web-Tones
February Webinar: Preparing for a HIPAA Audit with Expresso! Description: This webinar explores how to prepare for a HIPAA audit requirement-by-requirement and how Expresso helps with this preparation. Thursday, February 16, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EST Register Here... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2017 at Web-Tones
In January 2017 HHS issued guidance regarding "Audit Controls" under the Security Rule ("SR") by stating, among other things, the following: "[c]overed Entities and Business Associates should make sure that they appropriately review and secure audit trails, and they use... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2017 at Web-Tones
Due to popular demand we have decided to make available to our Social Media followers Expresso's public demonstration. Grab a cup of coffee because the demo and the Q&A runs for about one hour. Looking for a simplified way to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2017 at Web-Tones
Looking for a simplified way to train your staff on HIPAA Breach Notification? For a limited time, we are offering our Breach Notification Training Module F*R*E*E* when you sign up for our monthly newsletter (also free). Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2017 at Web-Tones
Looking for a simplified way to train your staff on HIPAA Breach Notification? For a limited time, we are offering our Breach Notification Training Module F*R*E*E* when you sign up for our monthly newsletter (also free). Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2017 at Web-Tones
HIPAA Breach Notification remains the real significant game changer that was introduced by the HITECH Act. So much so that most lay people probably don't even remember what the HITECH Act was all (or partially) about. With respect to HIPAA,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2017 at Web-Tones
Looking for a simplified way to train your staff on HIPAA Breach Notification? For a limited time, we are offering our Breach Notification Training Module F*R*E*E* when you sign up for our monthly newsletter (also free). Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2017 at Web-Tones
Looking for a simplified way to train your staff on HIPAA Breach Notification? For a limited time, we are offering our Breach Notification Training Module F*R*E*E* when you sign up for our monthly newsletter (also free). Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2017 at Web-Tones
Looking for a simplified way to train your staff on HIPAA Breach Notification? For a limited time, we are offering our Breach Notification Training Module F*R*E*E* when you sign up for our monthly newsletter (also free). Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at Web-Tones
Looking for a simplified way to train your staff on HIPAA Breach Notification? For a limited time, we are offering our Breach Notification Training Module F*R*E*E* when you sign up for our monthly newsletter (also free). Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at Web-Tones
Looking for a simplified way to train your staff on HIPAA Breach Notification? For a limited time, we are offering our Breach Notification Training Module F*R*E*E* when you sign up for our monthly newsletter (also free). Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2017 at Web-Tones