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HIPAA Breach: Employer-Sponsored Health Plan Concerns

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) is responsible for enforcing HIPAA’s privacy, security, and breach notification requirements. A significant number of OCR’s enforcement actions begin with a breach of electronic Protected Health Information. Some covered entities have discovered first hand that HIPAA violations can be very expensive. Do you know how to spot a breach and what to do if you find one?

Tag(s): Health & Welfare; HIPAA Breach; Compliance Consulting;

The Impact of Your Investments – To Screen or Not to Screen

Sustainable and socially responsible investing mandates continue to expand as more investors factor ethical and moral considerations into the investment process. Typically, these investors do not see social investing as a goal itself. Rather, they are motivated to use their money or resources to make a positive social impact and align the investments of the organization with its values and mission, while not compromising competitive long-term investment returns.

Tag(s): Institutional Investment & Fiduciary Services;

School Talk: Office Safety - What Are the Risks?

When working on a school campus or in a district administrative office, what are the risks of injury? The reality, which is supported by claims statistics, is that accidents/injuries occurred more frequently in educational settings than one might think. This Gallagher School Talk newsletter features recommendations to consider when creating a safer work environment.

Tag(s): Public Sector;

Investment Basics: Evaluating the OCIO through Performance Attribution and Analysis

The outsourced chief investment officer (“OCIO”) model has gained a lot of attention from plan sponsors over the last few years. According to Pension & Investments, over $1.2 trillion in institutional assets1 currently use this model, with defined benefit funds making up an estimated $400 to $800 billion of this total.

Tag(s): Institutional Investment & Fiduciary Services; Outsourced Chief Investment Officer ("OCIO");

PEP Talk: Office Comfort Tips

Are you finding that your employees are experiencing more discomfort or having more sick days due to back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome or similar injuries? It may be time to re-evaluate your work station layouts to help reduce some of these injuries while increasing productivity. View some of our suggestions.

Tag(s): Public Sector;

Preview of Critical Care for Compliance: Critical Concerns for HIPAA Administration Simplification

Much of the focus on employee benefits compliance since 2010 has been on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”), but other laws, such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”), deserve time and attention. This month's topic focuses on the question: Has your organization met the action items required to maintain good compliance health? Preview Critical Care for Compliance: Focus on HIPAA Administration Simplification

Tag(s): Health & Welfare; Compliance Consulting;