HIPAA Handbooks

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  • Role-based training using real-life case scenarios
  • Test-your-knowledge exercises with remediation
  • Post-course test to document staff participation


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CMS audit checklist

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CMS’ Office of E-Health Standards and Services has posted what serves as an audit checklist on the CMS website. Look for the document entitled “Information Request for Onsite Compliance Reviews,” which highlights areas of vulnerability associated with the security of electronic PHI.


  1. Bob Chaput says:

    can you please tell me the original url for this posting? cannot find it using CMS search tool on their site… thank you!

  2. Dom Nicastro says:


    I am working on this for you. No luck myself. I actually got my hands on the PDF and not the original URL. I then posted the PDF on this blog.

    I’ll be in touch.

  3. Dom Nicastro says:

    I keep getting error messages which makes me think this url is dead after all. But we do have the PDF.

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