Medical Advantage Group announces its relationship with Live Compliance, a high growth company specializing in HIPAA Omnibus regulation program compliance and training. Medical Advantage Group will leverage the Live Compliance program, portal and partnership as part of its HIPAA compliance consulting services.
Today's HIPAA compliance environment continues to grow in importance as well as complexity. Healthcare providers must closely manage patient protected health information (PHI) or face severe penalties. For those Medicare or Medicaid providers who participate in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program, the ability to demonstrate strict compliance withMeaningful Use standards is critical. Just introduced in March of this year, the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) launched Phase 2 of its HIPAA Audit program. In this program, OCR audits will review the policies and procedures adopted and employed by covered entities and their business associates to meet identified standards and specifications. Read more here.