The established HIPAA definition of willful neglect is That which the doctor knew, or should have known, and did not do. Nearly every doctor knows there are things they should do for HIPAA compliance but are not sure what they are or what to do, unfortunately, since you knew or should have known, it automatically puts you in the willful neglect category and those fines, if investigate RANDOMLY or due to a complaint, start at $50,000 and go to $1.5 million.
This course was presented by Dr. Ty Talcott in September 2014 and sponsored by HIPAA Compliance Services.
Dr. Ty Talcott, CHPSE has consulted to thousands of health care practices relative to business development and protection. He is a sought after speaker who has led numerous seminars, performed as a keynote speaker and has been featured on the cover of several magazines. Dr. Talcott is a founding partner of an IPA (Independent Physician Association ) that credentialed participating doctors for contracting with HMO’s and PPO’s