OfficeSafe™ Cyber-Security & Compliance Program COVID-19 Resources
PCIHIPAA is joining the #FightCOVID19 pledge by offering free resources to healthcare providers. Even without a pandemic, ransomware attacks and data breaches occur daily. With COVID-19, the breach risk curve is steep. No healthcare provider should go unprotected, or concern themselves with cyber-security or compliance issues during this time. PCIHIPAA is here to help.
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COVID-19 RESOURCE CENTER
U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers That They Cannot Retaliate Against Workers Reporting Unsafe Conditions During Coronavirus Pandemic
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is reminding employers that it is illegal to retaliate against workers because they report unsafe and unhealthful working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic. Acts of retaliation can include terminations, demotions, denials of overtime or promotion, or reductions in pay or hours.
OCR Announces Notification of Enforcement Discretion to Allow Uses and Disclosures of Protected Health Information by Business Associates for Public Health and Health Oversight Activities During The COVID-19 Nationwide Public Health Emergency
Today, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced, effective immediately, that it will exercise its enforcement discretion and will not impose penalties for violations of certain provisions of the HIPAA Privacy Rule against health care providers or their business associates.
PCIHIPAA announces free 90 Days Cyber-Security and Compliance Program to help combat the financial impact of the COVID-19 on OMS practices. Read more on how you can take advantage of this limited-time offer.
PCIHIPAA’s OfficeSafe™ Cyber-Security and Compliance Program includes: offsite data backup and restoration services; cyber – breach insurance, provided by a third party; incident response management to help respond to a ransomware attack or a data breach; and online employee training to help educate staff. The Company is offering its services for free to all new clients for 90 days during the pandemic.
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
The Paycheck Protection Program, (part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act) is a loan designed for businesses to keep their workers on the payroll. The SBA will forgive loans if all employees are kept on the payroll for eight weeks and the money is used for payroll, rent, mortgage interest, or utilities.
FBI Releases Guidance on Defending Against VTC Hijacking and Zoom-bombing
OCR is sharing the following update with our listserv from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, warning individuals to remain vigilant for scams related to COVID-19.
TELEHEALTH AND WORK FROM HOME GUIDELINES
At PCIHIPAA, we’ve been receiving questions regarding Telehealth and Working from Home (WFH) during the COVID – 19 emergency. The following will provide some guidance.
HERE ARE 3 FREE TOOLS
TO PROTECT YOUR PRACTICE
1. NETWORK SECURITY SCAN
AND RISK ASSESSMENT
Complete your FREE HIPAA Risk Assessment. Receive a Risk Score; Network Scan; and Risk Report.
2. FREE 90 DAY CYBER SECURITY AND COMPLIANCE OFFER
Cyber attacks have increased 37% since the COVID-19 Pandemic. PCIHIPAA offers free cyber- security and compliance protection.
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Dr. Brandon Angus, D.D.S.
* PCIHIPAA is not an insurance broker. Cyber Insurance is offered and serviced through a 3rd Party provider and certain policy limitations, exceptions, and other restrictions may apply. Different limits and coverages apply to those businesses located in New York and Indiana.