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What Are Insurance Agents Responsible for Under HIPAA?

What Are Insurance Agents Responsible for Under HIPAA?

February 18, 2020

 

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Stay HIPAA compliant with the Agent Survival Guide Podcast! Find out what you’re responsible for under HIPAA regulations.

 

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HHS Minimum Necessary Requirement

HHS: New rule protects patient privacy, secures health information

HHS Summary of the HIPAA Security Rule

Is Your Agency Ready for a HIPAA Audit?

Why Every Agency Should Work for HIPAA Compliance

 

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February 14, 2020 | The Friday Five

February 14, 2020 | The Friday Five

February 14, 2020

 

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The Friday Five for February 14, 2020:

  • 2021 Medicare Advantage and Part D Advance Notice Part II
  • The ACP and Medicare for all
  • 1 in 5 Operations Could Lead to Surprise Medicare Bill
  • Study on American Credit Card Balances & Limits
  • Making the Best of Being Quarantined at Sea

Bonus: Last-minute Valentine gift ideas 💘

 

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2021 Medicare Advantage Advance Notice Part 1 – Risk Adjustment

2021 Medicare Advantage and Part D Advance Notice Part II Fact Sheet

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CMS Proposes Significant Changes to Medicare Advantage and Part D for 2021 and Beyond

Doctors group breaks from health care industry with support for ‘Medicare for All’

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Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Contract Year 2021 and 2022 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage Program, Medicare Prescriptions Drug Benefit Program, Medicaid Program, Medicare Cost Plan Program, and Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly

Medicare Managers Hope to Life Agent Referral Fee Cap

Out-of-Network Bills for Privately Insured Patients Undergoing Elective Surgery With In-Network Primary Surgeons and Facilities

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Surprise Billing in Elective Surgery

These Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts Will Make You Seem So Thoughtful

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2020

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What Real People Actually Want For Valentine’s Day

 

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How Professional Organizations Make You a Better Agent

How Professional Organizations Make You a Better Agent

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Joining a professional organization could be just the boost your career needs. Learn 5 ways this strategy can benefit you and your insurance business.

 

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How to Market Yourself Effectively

How to Market Yourself Effectively

February 11, 2020

 

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Agent Methods

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CMS Memo [8/16/2019]: Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines

Developing an Agency – Your Guide to Getting Started

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Get Medicareful

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February 7, 2020 | The Friday Five

February 7, 2020 | The Friday Five

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