Susan Ghorbani
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Uber Health Exec: ‘There’s So Much We Can Do When It Comes to Home Care’

By |June 9th, 2019|

As Medicare Advantage (MA) plans prepare to expand their supplemental benefits in 2020 to cover even more non-medical services, players from a growing number of industries are hopping on board. That includes ride-hailing companies such as Lyft (Nasdaq: LYFT) and Uber (NYSE: UBER), which say seniors are a driving force in their health care businesses. The competitors have been vocal about the need to tackle social determinants of health, with MA plans becoming an increasingly popular vehicle to make it happen.

HCCA Healthcare Enforcement Compliance Conference

By |June 3rd, 2019|

Nov 3-6, 2019 – Clearwater is proud Sponsor/Exhibitor of this year’s HCCA Healthcare Enforcement Compliance Conference. Please connect with us at the event.

2019 AEHIS Fall Summit

By |June 1st, 2019|

Nov 3-4, 2019 – Clearwater is proud to sponsor the 2019 AEHIS Fall Summit and will be presenting. Stay tuned for the subject matter and be sure connect with us at the event.

Misconfigured IT (Again) Leads to Big Health Data Breach

By |May 22nd, 2019|

An all-too-common type of data security mistake – a misconfigured IT setting – has landed a Puerto Rico-based clearinghouse and cloud software services provider at the top of federal regulators’ list of largest health data breaches so far this year, in an incident impacting nearly 1.6 million individuals.

36th Annual Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals Conference

By |May 15th, 2019|

Oct 16-18, 2019 – We look forward to attending and connecting with you at the conference.

Laid Off Worker Pleads Guilty in Medicaid Incident | Former Employee at Contractor Damaged Oregon Medicaid System After Losing Job

By |May 9th, 2019|

A former Hewlett Packard Enterprise worker has pleaded guilty in federal court to intentionally damaging an Oregon Medicaid system and causing it to fail a few days after he was laid off by the vendor.

Health & Human Services Lowers Fines for HIPAA Violations

By |May 2nd, 2019|

The Department of Health and Human Services reduced its fines for violations of HIPAA — the law requiring health care industries to protect customer data, according to a notice this week in the Federal Register. Driving the news: The new rules reduce a maximum fine of $1.5 million to a maximum fine of $250,000.

HHS Lowers Some HIPAA Fines | Experts Weigh In on Potential Impact of the Changes

By |April 29th, 2019|

The Department of Health and Human Services is lowering its top fines for less egregious HIPAA violations. Meanwhile, it’s pledging to make a “big push” to enforce patients’ right to access their health records. HHS will keep its revised interpretation of the HITECH Act penalty caps in mind “for all enforcement operations,” says Roger Severino, director of the HHS Office for Civil Rights, which enforces HIPAA.

Texas Attracts Most Healthcare Data Hacks But It Is Fighting Back

By |April 9th, 2019|

Cybercriminals stole the health records of more than 9 million Americans last year, according to data from U.S. Health and Human Services. The data collected includes breaches from hospitals, health insurers and other health organizations covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, which makes breaches public when they affect more than 500 people.

Laptop Vulnerabilities Still Pose Great Security Risk to Health Data

By |March 8th, 2019|

New research from the Clearwater Cyber Intelligence Institute finds that laptop computers continue to present a substantial data security risk for the healthcare industry. Clearwater operates a database that holds millions of risk records from hospitals, delivery systems, and business associates. Data mining and informatics teams at the firm use analytics to identify common security weaknesses in provider organizations, insurance companies, and other entities.

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