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HIPAA compliance: Providers have homework to do

November 20, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - The finding that zero of the “covered entities” recently audited by the Office of Civil Rights fully complied with HIPAA requirements is a “wake-up call” for HME providers, says Wayne van Halem.What's more, the OCR found that more than 80% of “covered entities” made minimal, negligible or no efforts to comply with the requirements.“Our industry is really vulnerable here,” said van Halem, president of The van Halem Group, a division...

HIPAA, OCR, Wayne van Halem

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