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Most people know the HIPAA Law applies to healthcare providers (hospitals, doctors, dentists, ophthalmologists). Fewer people realize that HIPAA also applies to health insurance agents, employers who offer health benefits to their employees, and to business associates (shredding companies, IT vendors, etc.) who can access an individual’s Protected Health Information.
||CleanUse a VPN for HIPAA Compliance||Jason Karn, Chief Compliance Officer at Total HIPAA, recently discussed the importance of a Virtual Private Network (VPN) for groups that need to be HIPAA compliant with Karen Mesoznik, Head... Read More ›||8/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Managed Service Provider Can Assist Your Company to Meet HIPAA Compliance Requirements||Jason Karn, Chief Compliance Officer for Total HIPAA, talks with Greg Manson, Director of Audit and Compliance, at Carolinas IT, a managed service provider, about why a company that needs to... Read More ›||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAre Macs Really More Secure Than Windows Computers?||There’s a common misconception that Mac users are safe and secure from hackers and viruses. Is this really true in practice? Drew Green, Director of Information Technology at Thomas, Judy,... Read More ›||2/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat Can You Do Right Now to Improve Your Security Stance?||There are a variety of things you can do to lock down your data without complex penetration testing. Drew Green, Director of Information Technology at Thomas, Judy and Tucker suggests... Read More ›||2/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRemediating Issues Found in a Penetration Test||What do you do after learning about weaknesses in your defenses? Drew Green, Director of Information Technology at Thomas, Judy and Tucker recommends ways to go about creating fixes in... Read More ›||1/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Choose a Company for a Penetration Test||A penetration test is a crucial tool used to protect your information. Being able to trust your security expert is a must. What can you expect from a breach, and... Read More ›||1/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCustomizing Penetration Testing for your Situation||Customizing a penetration test is the best way to determine your real-world security posture. Does having a cloud service for storing files make a difference? Could I lose access to... Read More ›||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat to Expect From a Penetration Test||As a business owner, it is valuable to be familiar with what is involved in the process of a penetration test, so you can gain the best understanding about the... Read More ›||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSimulating a Hacker: What is Penetration Testing?||It is crucial that you preemptively defend against potential breaches. But what are the weaknesses within your security? Jason Karn, Total HIPAA’s Chief Compliance Officer speaks with Drew Green, Director... Read More ›||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat Are the Tactics That Help Agents Sell HIPAA Compliance to Employer Groups||The best tactic to sell HIPAA is to start with a comprehensive compliance review. Identify the holes and break up the data into bite size pieces. Most HR people are... Read More ›||10/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Compliance Requirements Are Changing the Selling Process for Health Insurance Agents||Employers must meet multiple compliance requirements that are changing the selling process for agents. There’s been a consolidation of health insurance carriers, thus there are fewer options for employers to... Read More ›||9/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLogging Provides You the Forensics to Identify the Cause of a Breach||Reviewing logs on a regular basis can help you look back and understand the flow of data in and out of your business. Knowing how to see where and when... Read More ›||8/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGetting Your Employees On Board with Your Security Practices||Your employees are the heart of your business. One of the most difficult hurdles faced by organizations is the adoption of security practices by their employees. Rob McDonald, VP of... Read More ›||8/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow You Can Protect Your Data from Source to Destination||Basic levels of encryption by many third party email providers are very important, but by themselves may not fully protect your data. Learn about SSL and TLS encryption and how... Read More ›||8/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmail Encryption: The Get Out of Jail Free Card||HIPAA does not require email encryption, but any risk assessment will conclude that email encryption is vital to protecting your organization against threats and accidental breaches. Email encryption is becoming... Read More ›||8/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow HIPAA Can Guide and Protect Your Company||HIPAA is often viewed as legislation that is there to put more burden on your organization, what if we told you it does the opposite? HIPAA is designed to protect... Read More ›||8/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRansomware Action Plan, Defense and Recovery Against Malware||In today’s world, more and more of your business is in the digital realm. You and your clients rely on data to be kept secure and out of the reach... Read More ›||7/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCompliance Issues Employers Sponsoring a Health Benefits Plan Face||Jason Karn, Total HIPAA Chief Compliance Officer interviews Annette Bechtold Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Reform Initiatives for OneDigital Health and Benefits. This podcast is targeted to both... Read More ›||7/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChallenges Facing Health Insurance Agents in the Rapidly Changing Healthcare Marketplace||Jason Karn, Total HIPAA Chief Compliance Officer interviews Annette Bechtold, Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Reform Initiatives for OneDigital Health and Benefits. This podcast is targeted for health... Read More ›||7/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShould Employers Train Contractors Who See PHI?||What is the best way to handle individual contractors who will have access to PHI and technically are BA or BAAs? Jason Karn, Total HIPAA’s chief compliance officer interviews David C. Smith, national recognized HIPAA consultant.||6/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat Should an Employer Do If a Business Associate or a Subcontractor Causes a Breach?||What if the Business Associate or Business Associate Subcontractor is responsible for a breach of a client’s PHI? What should the agent recommend the employer do? What is it like... Read More ›||6/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat Happens If An Agent Is Responsible for a Breach?||What are the steps recommended if there is a breach of information by an agent? Jason Karn, Total HIPAA’s chief compliance officer interviews David C. Smith, nationally recognized HIPAA consultant.... Read More ›||6/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmployee Self-Disclosure of PHI Can Be a Problem for Employers||What should employers do when employees self-disclose health information? How should employers respond to employees who are self-disclosing PHI, sometimes to protect themselves from potential employer disciplinary action? Can HIPAA compliance help prot||6/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Do Employers Have To Be HIPAA Compliant?||Some employers don’t see the need to be HIPAA compliant. Why are employers not understanding their responsibilities? This discussion between Jason Karn, Total HIPAAs chief compliance officer, and David C. Smith, recognized HIPAA consultant, answers t||5/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAre Carriers Requiring Agencies to Prove They Are HIPAA Compliant?||Are carriers requiring health insurance agents to prove they are HIPAA compliant? Is HIPAA now being considered as a standard of care and can clients use this to sue physician or agents for mishandling their PHI? Jason Karn, Total HIPAA’s chief compli||5/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat Are The Marketing Guidelines for HIPAA, GLB, and ACA?||What are the different marketing guidelines outlined in HIPAA, GLB and ACA that agents need to follow? Are there documentation requirements for GLB and the federal marketplace that are different than HIPAA? How do agents that are selling insurance produ||5/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhere Do HIPAA, GLB, and ACA Compliance Requirements Intersect?||This explains where HIPAA, Gramm-Leach-Bliley (GLB) and Personally Identifiable Information (PII) intersect and what health insurance agents must do in order to meet the requirements of the three. Also, answers... Read More ›||5/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
High quality, expert, & enjoyable!
Each episode is informational and perfectly concise. The guests are experts in their fields and provide really important insights to how to protect your business. Definitely recommend to anyone looking for a high quality podcast that's easy and enjoyable to listen to!
Good podcast. Conversational, understandable and interesting. I recommend it!
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