So far this year, business associate breaches account for roughly 12 percent of the total breaches reported to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR), or 27 of the 233 reported breaches as of September 19. What does this mean to a covered entity? It means that it’s not enough to require a signed Business Associate Agreement (BAA). Vendors should be diligently vetted.
Risk Management News and Education
Risk and practice management rules and regulations change quickly and constantly. CAP is committed to keeping our members and the medical community apprised of what’s going on in the world of healthcare in order to run safe, successful practices.
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) set in motion new provider payment rules that went into effect January 1, 2017 with significant implications for physicians who participate in the program. CAP is committed to providing our members with resources to understand these changes.
- MACRA: What's Next? - Comprehensive Guide and Resources