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October 2013

HIPAA compliance for NAID destruction services

By Bob Johnson, NAID CEO In my last blog, I wrote about the strong-arm tactics being used by some HIPAA compliance consultants to coerce destruction providers into using their services. In this follow up, I offer my perspective on what compliance with the new HIPAA actually looks like. I say “my perspective” because no one […]

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Unintended consequences: Consultants using HIPAA to strong-arm business associates

By Bob Johnson, NAID CEO When the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) contacted NAID to help write the FACTA Final Disposal Rule, their main concern was what they called “unintended consequences.” It seems every new law has side effects. The FTC’s goal was to anticipate the bad side effects and minimize them when creating new […]

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It’s all about the reps

By Ray Barry, Chief Shreducation and Member Relations Officer In sports, life and business, there is a pretty simple rule: the more we do something or the more time we spend learning something the better we get at it. Repetition is the key to retaining knowledge or to improving a skill. Something a baseball coach […]

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