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More Business. Less Work.

AppraisalPort connects you to lenders

And to others who engage in real estate appraisal services. Once you are connected, AppraisalPort provides tools to build your reports quickly, accurately, and deliver them straight to your client. Learn more about AppraisalPort

Secure communication with your clients

AppraisalPort is a secure, Web-based work site from which appraisers can receive orders, send completed reports, and communicate with their clients. It is integrated with FNC’s Collateral Management System®, used by many mortgage lenders, banks, and appraisal management companies. Read more AppraisalPort® FAQs

AI Ready™

New order information is auto-populated into your forms software package if you use AI Ready software. This helps to eliminate typos and reduce time spent re-keying information. Read more about AI Ready

  • “Appraisal Port is an intuitive and easy to use platform.
    It is an efficient way for us to interact with our clients while
    maintaining compliance with regulations. It’s an
    essential tool for managing our business.”

– Kevin Allin, San Diego, California

  • “Simple log-in, automatic report acceptance and seamless
    integrated delivery system maximize my clients’ and my time. In
    addition, regular polls and newsletters enhance the
    sense of belonging to a community of appraisers.”

    – Susan Bender-McGoldrick, Lexington, VA.

  • “It’s nice that we can upload quickly and easily.
    It’s convenient to have all of our clients organized on
    one site and makes it very efficient to receive orders.”

    – Beverly Pogue, Bethesda, Maryland

  • “AppraisalPort provides the convenience of auto accepts and
    receiving of orders, and the communication you receive on each one.
    The GAAR option is great for checks and balances, and the rules can
    fire back quickly and reject the report back to
    appraisers to correct the fired rule.”

    – Norma Lorence, Williamston, Michigan

  • “As an appraiser, I am able to post messages and
    communicate 24/7. This has helped eliminate unnecessary phone calls
    and callbacks which tend to grind up time. My productivity
    has increased 25% since I can communicate using AppraisalPort.”

    – Judy DeLeon, Bowie, Maryland

  • “Castle Associates, Inc. strongly endorses AppraisalPort as an
    essential tool for appraisers and lenders. AppraisalPort provides the
    interface necessary to become the fastest and most efficient
    appraisal firm in the Las Vegas Valley.”

    – Aaron Alyea, Las Vegas, Nevada

  • “The structure of AppraisalPort allows for the
    fastest turn times with the highest efficiency. The website is
    reliable and simple to use. AppraisalPort is the premier
    name in appraisal servicing.”

    – Aaron Alyea, Las Vegas, Nevada

  • “Appraisal Associates has had such success
    with the system, it works beautifully, there is no lender pressure,
    and we are freed up to do the job. I have increased
    my production by 30%.”

    – L. Michael Gandy, Las Vegas, Nevada

  • “Your staff always handles any problem that
    comes my way in a courteous manner; they seem to understand how
    difficult and challenging appraising can be. I would like to thank you
    for the opportunity you have given Appraisal Associates.”

    -L. Michael Gandy, Las Vegas, Nevada

  • “I love that it is so easy to add new clients through AppraisalPort.
    Just a couple of clicks and we are connected.”

    – Clint Bruce, San Diego, California

  • “I’ve used several appraisal ordering companies
    over the years but when a lender asks me which one I prefer
    and recommend I always tell them AppraisalPort.
    Quick, easy to use, and reasonable fees.”

    – Clint Bruce, San Diego, California

  • “The few times I’ve had a problem; the customer
    service department has gotten back to me quickly and
    always resolved the issue. I wish all companies were
    as caring and quick to respond.”

    – Clint Bruce, San Diego, California

    Are you sure you don’t want to share your profile?

    You have instructed AppraisalPort not to provide your profile information to any other FNC Clients. While clients may use your profile information in different ways, the most common way they use this data is to ‘board’ appraisal panels at our lender institutions. By opting out, your information will not be provided, which may limit additional assignments you could receive through AppraisalPort. Are you sure you want to take this action?

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  • American CPR Training™ #cpr, #cpr #training #classes, #first #aid #training, #first #aid #at #work,


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    Our price is lower than the manufacturer’s minimum advertised price. As a result, we cannot show you the price in catalog or the product page.

    You have no obligation to purchase the product once you know the price. You can simply remove the item from your cart.

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    On-Site GROUP CPR, First Aid, AED, OSHA BBP Training Quotes

    American CPR Training offers many OSHA Compliance Safety Training classes, courses, and programs.

    Click Here for List of OSHA Compliance Safety Training Classes Available Through American CPR Training
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    American CPR Training

    America’s Favorite CPR, AED First Aid Training is more than just the Leader in Safety Training throughout the US, Canada, Mexico.
    American CPR Training is ½ the Time, ½ the Price, and TWICE the Fun!
    American CPR Training also offers all aspects of Environmental Health Safety consulting, training, products, management, and services.

    Among the services we offer are:
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    In the News

    American CPR Training Affiliate Instructor, Tech Sergeant Earl Scott, returned from a 7 months deployment at Al Udeid Air Force base overseas in Qatar. He is originally from Brooklyn, NY but resides in Philadelphia, PA. Friends and family were anxious for his arrival. His family was told to meet at the base for an orientation about what they should expect when their loved one came home. To their surprise- Earl was already home!

    On top of being a Tech Sergeant and American CPR Training Affiliate Instructor, Earl is also a teacher, a coach, and the athletic Director at Holmesburg Christian Academy. He cares about his students and made sure he took the time to also explain to them what it was like and what he did overseas. After a little bit of R R he has returned to his normal routine, including teaching for American CPR Training . His love for teaching makes his classes “fun, highly informative and very hands-on”. He uses real world experience and provides a lot of feedback so the American CPR Training participants feel confident when providing lifesaving skills.

    Earl Scott is a representative of the caliber we look for in our American CPR Training Instructors.


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    Learn at Home!

    ACT is proud to be home to the first and only American Heart Association Approved “Learn at Home” CPR programs including CPR Anytime. These programs come complete with instruction DVDs, student workbook, and up to TWO Mannequins for practice and review so you can keep your skills fresh. ALL FROM ONLY $34.95!

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    CORPORATE CLIENTS: Besides our international group of affiliate instructors, we now also are proud to offer full EHS services in these, and many other communities:
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    HR Training Programs

    Award-Winning Training Certification Programs

    Welcome to HRcertification.com! Since the mid-90’s we’ve provided training for HR and Insurance professionals – from small, independent companies to large TPAs like John Hancock, ADP, United Health Care, and more – on how to administer 401(k), Defined Benefit, FMLA, ADA, COBRA, Cafeteria Plan, Payroll, and other of the federally-mandated compliance areas.

    Each of these courses use our award winning, easy-to-use interface that includes numerous Administrative Tips, Procedural Recommendations, and Interactive Quizzes (with answer rationale to help ensure learning), access via the Internet allows you to study at your pace and access materials 24x7x365, plus FREE updates whenever the law changes! Students can also take the included exam for earning a “Certified Administrator” designation!

    And because each student – and his or her manager – can see any incorrectly answered exam questions, these courses also are great for Third Party Administrators, Benefit Department Managers, or CFOs who seek satisfaction knowing that their administrators are properly trained and up to date on all required compliance issues! We even offer a “Certified TPA Program” for Third Party Administrators!

    Click on any Program title below to see more information about that Program.

    • Individuals improve their knowledge and performance levels.
    • Managers have a quick, easy, and trusted way to train key personnel in compliance-required areas.
    • Owners and Managers receive quantitative knowledge that the individuals assigned to perform administration are properly trained via course completion and Certification testing.
    • Programs help meet “ongoing training requirements” under Federal regulations.
    • Programs qualify for eight hours of PHR and SPHR re-certification credits.

    Notify me when new courses become available!

    Become A “Certified TPA”!

    Earn a “Certified TPA” designation in your area of expertise! Click here for details.

    * Users needing proof of course completion for re-certification credits or other reasons must complete the training portion of the program, plus take and pass the Certification Test.

    HRcertification.com provides extensive online human resource training through their many human resource classes, including HIPAA training, HIPAA certification, HIPAA privacy training, ADA training, FMLA certification, COBRA training, FLSA training, 401k training, cafeteria plan tranining, FMLA training, OSHA certification, and many other HR training courses.

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    PCI Awareness Training Course #pci #compliance #training


    PCI Awareness Training

    PCI Awareness Training Data Security Standards

    This PCI Awareness Training course develops awareness and best-practice behaviors for protecting payment card data. As breach upon breach reveals, there are real limits to technology’s ability to protect an organization’s sensitive data. Consequently, the greatest return on your information security investment now lies with your people—the most vulnerable endpoint of all. The PCI data security standards reflect this fact. That’s why the most recent update of the PCI-DSS emphasizes user awareness training—it’s absolutely essential to making PCI security work.

    The PCI-DSS Emphasizes Awareness Training

    MediaPro’s PCI Security Awareness Training is a foundational component of your PCI compliance program. Security awareness training—mandated by the PCI-DSS 3.2 standard (regulation 12.6.1)—will not only position your organization to avoid or mitigate breaches, but will boost your trustworthiness overall, yielding greater customer loyalty—and profitability.

    Role-Specific PCI Training All For One Price

    Our award-winning interactive courses are focused on role-specific PCI awareness training. MediaPro’s role-based PCI content is part of the Adaptive Security Library ™, which allows you to select just the training content you want in order to deploy the right training to the right people. Using our unique role-based selector, you can assign or allow employees to select the role that applies to them. Make sure your employees are properly trained on how to safeguard and protect payment card data, and in the process, help keep your organization safe and secure.

    Based on Proven Adult Learning Principles

    The PCI awareness courses are designed according to state-of-the-art adult learning principles for online learning. The courses are customizable and use a stimulating instructional approach that engages the learner and increases retention. Context-relevant examples not only ensure satisfying learning experiences, they help drive real, measurable, and sustainable behavioral change. The four role-based PCI-DSS courses include:

    This course provides a short learning experience in protecting card holder data at the point-of-sale. These employees typically handle payment card transactions in person and are typically in a cashier’s role to facilitate a transaction. Employees who handle in-person transactions may be targeted with fraudulent card use, social engineering scams, or be the first to notice device tampering.

    Understanding card and device tampering is critical for these employees. They need to be able to identify and react properly to these threats and protect cardholder data. Using MediaPro’s adaptive courseware platform, this content can be specifically filtered and delivered to those in this role.

    This course provides detailed information on PCI Data Security Standards specifically for business line managers. Every business unit that touches payment card data needs to be properly trained in the handling of payment card data and personally identifiable information (PII). Business line managers may also be responsible for instilling and maintaining these PCI competencies across their departments or business units. Understanding and reinforcing key PCI-DSS concepts to the workforce is critical for the PCI program’s overall success.

    The goal of this course is to inform business line managers of the importance of their role in supporting a data protection culture that lowers risk and increases customer trust. Using MediaPro’s adaptive courseware platform, this content can be specifically filtered and delivered to those in a leadership role.

    This course provides detailed information on PCI Data Security Standards specifically for those employees who support phone and online business transactions. These employees typically don’t see a payment card in person, but may act as customer service or sales agents to facilitate a transaction. Employees who handle phone or online transactions may be targeted with social engineering scams much more than those at the point-of-sale because the risk of getting caught is much lower than with an in-person transaction.

    Understanding key social engineering tactics is critical for these employees. They need to be able to identify and react properly to various types of social engineering threats. The goal of this course is to inform those who handle payment card transactions over the phone or online of the importance of their role in fighting fraud and protecting PII and cardholder data. Using MediaPro’s adaptive courseware platform, this content can be specifically filtered and delivered to those in this role.

    This course provides targeted information on PCI Data Security Standards specifically for members of the IT staff and those who work handling payment card data in the back office. The course provides more depth that the front-line “point-of-sale” course and covers topics such as vendor relationships and the retention, access, and distribution of PII. It is important for members of the IT or Back Office teams to handle PII correctly and ensure that vendors who have access to such data do the same.

    Additionally, MediaPro offers a secure web application development course available for IT team members. This engaging, interactive course will increase awareness of secure coding practices, assist developers in improving application delivery, and allow you to meet PCI-DSS and other industry and regulatory compliance requirements. The course is closely aligned with OWASP standards for application security. The intended audience includes system architects, designers, developers, and IT risk managers.

    Deliver these courses in stand-alone fashion for select employee groups or combine them all into a single course for all employees.

    PCI Awareness Training Topics (varies by course):

    • The PCI Data Security Standards
    • Common Fraudulent Practices
    • Identifying Payment Card Security Features
    • Processing Payment Card Transactions in Person
    • Processing Payment Card Transactions Online
    • Working with Vendors (optional)
    • Reporting an Incident
    • Threats to Cardholder Data
    • Incidents Involving Cardholder Data

    PCI Awareness Course Features:

    • Compliant with PCI-DSS 12.6.1 guidelines
    • Targeted PCI role-based content
    • Easy to update security content from our adaptive security and privacy libraries
    • Highly engaging and interactive training content
    • Full of real-life examples and applications
    • SCORM and AICC compliant for easy LMS integration
    • Easily tailored or customized
    • Award-winning design

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    BarnetPOS – Point of Sale Systems; Specialized, Custom and Proprietary POS Management Solutions –


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    Better pos, inventory & business systems. it’s just what we do.

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    Cloud Technology in Action

    Pos complianceThere has been a lot of discussion over the advantages of switching from the traditional point-of-sale system to a cloud-based versions.

    Key benefits of cloud-based POS

    The biggest benefit is clients can access important data via multiple channels. Our cloud-based services offer easily accessible Web Desks and iPad/iPhone apps to access live sales, inventory,receiving, etc. data from your fingertips. These services run from web-based reporting that lets you manage your POS from anywhere. Another key benefit is instant upgrades. We keep your cloud-based POS updated with new technologies and security requirements needed as they comeinto effect. Also, our Head Office management Loyalty programs, gift cards, payments and rewards all seamlessly integrate into the newer technology cloud platforms.

    Barnet’s cloud platform POS systems are offered on a “Software as a Service” (SaaS) basis. SaaS is a partnership model in that you pay for your POS services in a monthly fee rather than one large, bulk fee. These monthly fees cover software, support, backups, future upgrades as well as till system hardware where applicable.

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    Sept 2016: barnetPOS CCT release

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  • May 2015: barnetPOS releases updated POS version to include LDB selling prices.
  • April 2015: barnetPOS releases new version to meet LDB (cost) price structure changes.
  • Mar 2015: barnet introduces tablet POS solutions including “table service” options.
  • Jul 2014: barnet introduces POS systems as Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • May 2014: Inroducing The Buddy System! Sales, Inventory, Receiving Buddy iPad solutions
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    BarnetPOS Systems Corp. (BPS) is a software development company with 25 years of experience in Point of Sale (POS) Management Systems and development. We provide powerful Management Systems, including POS hardware and POS software and Invenrory solutions based on Client needs using the latest, leading-edge technology. BPS service includes consulting, customization and personal Client Support.

    We provide Point Of Sale Management, Inventory Control and Customer Loyalty Systems for:

    – f b (restaurants, pubs, clubs, etc.)

    – grocery/convenience stores and gift shops

    While our systems suit and are in use across many different business models, we specialize in next generation solutions for the Liquor and F ?>

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    Online Medical Billing, Coding, and Administration Classes #online #medical #coding #and #billing #classes, #advocacy


    Online Medical Billing Courses

    Online Medical Billing, Coding, and Administration Classes

    Did you know that the rate of growth in the medical billing and coding industry is expected to increase at a faster rate than most other occupations? Skilled medical billers and skilled coding technicians are in high demand. Your online training in billing and coding can help you find work in a variety of medical settings whether a private medical office or healthcare facility, a hospital or clinic, or even a claims examiner for insurance companies. If you’re interested in learning a new career, or advance within your current career, or maybe learn new skills to start your own home business, taking courses in our online classrooms is a convenient way to start your education.

    Universal Class courses are a perfect fit for today’s fast-paced and busy lifestyles. The classes require no special software or hardware. You can study on your own time without the hassle of commuting or arranging your work schedule and finding childcare.

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    Introduction to Medical Coding

    ICD-10: Medical Coding

    Medical Billing and Coding Course Bundle

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    Why Universal Class?

    UniversalClass.com offers over 5,000 hours of online continuing education training! Here’s a few reasons why lifelong learners prefer Universal Class continuing education courses:

    • Accredited by IACET – Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)
    • Supportive Instructors !
    • Earn a Certificate of Course Completion documenting your CEUs and Contact Hours
    • Verify your CEUs and Contact Hours via unique certificate serial number on our service (great for employers)
    • Easy to use. Our online courses are the easiest and most fun courses available anywhere
    • Self paced. Go at your own pace. You do not need to be online at a specific date or time
    • Start right now. You can start the class right now by clicking on the button ‘Join this Course’
    • Extremely affordable. Pay one time for a course and you have 6 months to finish it. Or pay $189.00 for a yearly subscription and take any course you want . as many courses as you want (over 500 to choose from)
    • High quality courses. Since 1999, Universal Class has provided high quality continuing education training to over 600,000 satisfied students

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    Four Point Insurance Inspections by Kross Inspectors #four #point, #wind #mitigation, #home #inspection, #real


    Four Point Insurance Inspections

    Update from Citizens Insurance Effective 9/1/2012:

    As the leader of the Home Inspection Industry in Florida, Kross Inspectors has performed thousands of Four Point Inspections which have been accepted by Citizens Insurance and many other Insurance companies when underwriting older homes. In this article, we will briefly review the requirements issued by Citizens Insurance for ALL new policy issues effective 9/1/2012 (these requirements will go into effect for renewing policies on 10/1/2012):

    • A Four Point Insurance Inspection MUST be submitted with all applications for homes more than 30 years old (Previously this requirement was for homes more than 50 years old.)
    • Updated Plumbing Rules; properties with the following conditions ARE NOT eligible for coverage with Citizens Insurance: Signs of active leaks or unrepaired water damage, plumbing systems not in good working order, and the presence of polybutylene plumbing.
    • Updated Electrical Rules: Requirements for remediation of aluminum branch circuit wiring have been added. Electrical service of less than 100 amps are NOT eligible for coverage (exceptions may be made for mobile homes under certain circumstances and additional review by an electrician).


    The Four Point Insurance Inspection was created after Hurricane Andrew struck Florida in 1992. It is performed on behalf of the insurance companies and, typically, as a requirement for the insurer offering insurance to the new homeowner. After recent year’s barrage of hurricanes in Florida, the Four Point Insurance Inspection has taken on added importance. As insurance companies are beginning to see the benefit of the inspection, the program is spreading to other areas of the country. The benefit to the insurance company is, obviously, reduced loss risk on homeowners insurance policies. This is an area of business that has, for many years, been a money loser for insurance companies.

    In 2002, the Florida Legislature passed a law that combined the Florida Residential Property and Casualty Joint Underwriting Association (FRPCJUA) and the Florida Windstorm Underwriting Association (FWUA). This resulted in the creation of Citizens Property Insurance Corporation (Citizens), which more efficiently and effectively provides insurance to, and serves the needs of, homeowners in high risk areas and others who cannot find coverage in the open, private insurance market. It is funded by premiums paid by the insured and from other insurance companies paying into the program to reduce their overall losses.

    The Four Point Insurance Inspection consists of a visual survey of the following four primary components:

    1. Roof
    2. Electrical
    3. HVAC System
    4. Plumbing

    The insurance companies are expecting the condition of the components listed above to be working as intended within the manufacturer’s specifications. The criteria used to judge the components include:

    • Current operating conditions
    • Scheduled maintenance requirements
    • Expected service life

    Not all insurance companies require a Four Point Insurance Inspection and most typically only require it of homes older than 20 years upon issuance or renewal of a homeowner’s insurance policy. Please consult with your Insurance Agent prior to ordering a Four Point Insurance Inspection.

    Appointments available with only 24 hours notice. Please call (877) 496-4662 (staff available daily from 8am-8pm).

    You may also complete the short form below to schedule your Four Point Insurance Inspection.

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    HIPAA Compliant Data Centers #data #center #hipaa #compliance


    HIPAA Compliant Data Centers

    If your company is storing any sensitive patient information or health records, the data center that hosts your data also needs to be HIPAA compliant.

    Online Tech’s HIPAA compliant hosting can provide the physical, environmental, network and infrastructure security you need to protect patient information and meet HIPAA compliance standards.

    After completing a HIPAA audit against the latest OCR HIPAA Audit Protocol, Online Tech was found to be 100% compliant, meaning we guarantee our facilities operate and implement HIPAA compliant controls and security measures.

    Find out more about our HIPAA compliant hosting solutions and how we can customize them to fit your needs:

    Not sure how to get HIPAA Hosting at our HIPAA Compliant Data Centers. or have other questions? Contact us, or Chat with someone now.

    HIPAA Compliant Physical Security
    Online Tech’s physical security means only authorized personnel have limited access to clients’ private locked racks, suites and cages. Security administration is also required for each client with dual-identification control access to the data centers and colocation racks. We maintain environmental control with 24×7 monitoring, logged surveillance and multiple alarm systems to alert us to any disruptions.

    HIPAA Compliant Network Security
    Sensitive infrastructure, such as managed servers, cloud, power and network infrastructure are also protected by restricted access. Our redundant routers, switches and paired universal threat management devices meet HIPAA compliant requirements to protect sensitive information on our network. With a Virtual Private Firewall or Dedicated Firewall, our Intrusion Detection Service (IDS) can pinpoint any security breaches and notify us immediately for responsive action.

    HIPAA Compliant Data Security
    The HITECH Act requires private accessibility whenever you or your patients request it. As your managed data center operator, Online Tech never accesses your sensitive data; we only provide a secure infrastructure and high availability hosting with HIPAA-audited facilities.

    High Availability Infrastructure
    To ensure uninterrupted availability of protected health information, our fully redundant networks and power are built for automatic failover, guaranteeing your critical data and applications are always accessible. Our Michigan data centers are interconnected by Gigabit fiber and located 53 miles apart with multiple Internet Service Providers (ISPs), providing an ideal infrastructure for data backup and disaster recovery plans, meaning your data will be recoverable even in the event of a disaster.

    HIPAA Trained Staff
    Every employee at Online Tech is trained to understand and follow HIPAA compliance standards and the importance of protecting sensitive information. We consider ourselves the guardian of your IT infrastructure, but understand the explicit boundaries of that responsibility to maintain privacy and security.

    HIPAA Compliant Services
    Neither HIPAA nor HITECH call for specific technical measures to assure data is available, accurate and secure. However, we recommend many of the same procedures and technologies we deploy for ourselves and for which we have had a HIPAA audit to clients who are going to be audited/required to pass a HIPAA audit. This includes:

    • Private Firewall services (either a Virtual or Dedicated Firewall) with VPN for remote access
    • Managed Cloud Server (good for the availability issue)
    • Production: Separate database and web servers
    • Separate test server (can use one for web and DB but not same as production)
    • Offsite Backup at a minimum, IT Disaster Recovery is better
    • SSL certificates and HTTPS for all web-based access to PHI
    • Setup private IP addresses

    Get started now. Exceptional service awaits.

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    Compliance with hipaa #compliance #with #hipaa


    HIPAA Compliance Program Template

    SIMBUS Brand HIPAA Compliance Program is nothing like you’ve ever seen.

    Finally your company, association, law firm or anyone looking to deliver cloud based HIPAA compliance policies and procedures will now have a delivery system for HIPAA Compliance that is branded to your own identity. You will receive access to a brandable dashboard with administrative privileges where you can add your logo and colored header and use, (if you prefer) our set of policies, procedures, forms and tasks that can be managed by you to offer to your client base.

    Have your own set of policies, procedures and forms? Not a problem, we give you access to our powerful backend where you can install your own set of P/P/F and offer them to your clients. Our HIPAA Compliance Program is perfect for firms who conduct onsite risk assessments then need an inexpensive system for their clients to maintain compliance once the assessment is completed.

    We can build your own private checkout page and private shopping cart where you can send clients for secure checkout. We manage memberships, payments, cancellations, billing, all policies, procedures and forms and give you admin access to view your clients, add new clients, send notifications, use internal email and fully manage your account. Build a solid residual income and create value to your existing business.

    This is a license relationship and we charge a monthly fee per user.

    In addition to the setup and monthly fee, we are licensing the platform to you for a monthly fee per user and in return we will supply the software, create a branded to your organization landing page and checkout page, manage the members, handle all accounting and cancellations, send monthly reports, update and backup the software, respond to trouble tickets and manage the forum.

    What you are free to do is simply drive traffic to your landing page where clients can purchase your program and enjoy the use of our software under your identity. We’ll even help you market if you need us to. The product is perfect for groups, associations, insurance companies, law firms, developers of HIPAA Compliance policies and procedures who need a delivery engine and anyone who would like to maintain their brand and offer value add to their existing clientele.

    If this program doesn’t suit your needs you might consider becoming an affiliate with us instead. It’s easy and all you do is send clients to us with a code and we send you checks. Click to read about our affiliate program.

    We have 2 options for branded solutions. Click to See

    This HIPAA Compliance Program is ideal for:

    Law Firms, Large Groups, Associations, Non-Profits, Insurance Companies, Health Care Agencies or anyone who has a large database of prospects who need to be HIPAA Compliant.

    Your clients can go through their compliance project and edit, review and attest to the policies and procedures in the program to get compliant. By devoting a few hours a week, your clients can quickly get compliant, stay compliant, and prove compliance with the help of our powerful software.

    Once compliance is achieved your clients begin maintenance and may periodically receive tasks that need to be completed in order to maintain compliance. In addition they may receive updates and revisions to their policies, procedures, and forms as standards change and evolve. Each client attests to their own organization’s compliance with monthly attestations. Their compliance level is displayed through our Compliance Gauge which is displayed on their dashboard.

    See our HIPAA Compliance Program Template

    Features of SIMBUS Brand Include:

    • Private branded dashboard with full administrative privileges
    • All Policies, Procedures, Forms and Tasks (Omnibus updated) installed*
    • All Policies, Procedures, Tasks and Forms can be edited
    • All Policies, procedures, tasks and forms can be printed as Word, PDF
    • Ability to add employees and set account privileges and send tasks
    • Ability to load all compliance documentation in one central, secure location
    • Compliance Gauge to show visual representation of progress
    • Full attestation feature to keep track of project dates for audits
    • Breach section to note breaches and store remediation records
    • Audit section to note audits and upload important docs relating to audit
    • All Forms can be downloaded, edited, and uploaded
    • Frequently used forms may be downloaded to the desktop for distribution
    • Ability to frame 3 rd party websites and view within the dashboard
    • Can provide regulators and auditors read only access to compliance documentation
    • Fully mobile responsive which looks great on tablets or smart phones
    • Ability to brand dashboards with color scheme, logo and content
    • Help videos and documents available through dashboard
    • Internal accounting access to view status and make changes
    • Calendar feature to add important dates and milestones
    • Full Account Support via Tickets, Forum, Internal Mail System
    • Private shopping cart and secure checkout pages

    * Brand Custom comes without P/P/F/T so you can install your own.

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    Health care providers and health insurance companies are generally aware that when protected health information (“PHI”) is disclosed to a vendor, such as an attorney, consultant or cloud data storage firm, a business associate agreement is necessary to comply with HIPAA and to safeguard the information disclosed. However, not all vendors will be business associates, even when such vendors may have potential access to PHI, and health care providers and insurers often struggle with how to manage risks to PHI in these relationships. The following FAQs address these issues and my solutions for managing and mitigating risk in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Who are non-business associate vendors? Generally, a

    Everyone knows that you call a plumber for a leaking pipe, a mason for a cracked stonewall, and an electrician to fix faulty wiring. However, when faced with an actual or suspected HIPAA data breach, many folks struggle with determining whom to call. Failure to have contacts lined up ahead of time may pose more than an inconvenience–any delay in bringing in experienced advisors to assist with breach investigation, response and mitigation may result in significant financial and legal consequences. HIPAA covered entities and business associates should have a written breach response policy and protocol. The policy and protocol should provide clear guidance to the covered entity’s or business associate’s

    I am asked that question almost weekly. While the answer has traditionally been “no,” the legal landscape is shifting and the risk of being sued continues to increase. Let’s first start with some background. As some of you may know, HIPAA does not include a “private right of action.” This means that an individual may not file a claim against a covered entity or a business associate in order to enforce HIPAA or seek damages in response to a HIPAA violation. For example, a patient is not able to sue a dentist if the dentist fails to distribute a Notice of Privacy Practices or enter into a business associate agreement .

    A party’s responsibilities under HIPAA generally come from two sources the law itself and the business associate agreement entered into between the covered entity (the health care provider or health plan) and the business associate (its vendor). While all parts of a business associate agreement are important, there are certain terms that are most likely to affect the parties’ liability and obligations. One of these key terms is. and it is often the section of the business associate agreement that lawyers most often fight over. Folks often wonder why lawyers tend to focus so much on this section, and the short answer is that when things go wrong such

    The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability of Act demands that all HIPAA covered businesses prevent unauthorized access to “Protected Health Information” or PHI. PHI includes patients’ names, addresses, and all information pertaining to the patients’ health and payment records. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, HIPAA Rules apply to covered entities and business associates. Complete compliance with HIPAA guidelines requires implementation of basic and advanced security measures. Basic security includes benchmark-based password creation and use, personnel education and training, limited access to PHI, data encryption, use of firewalls, antivirus software, and digital signatures. With increasing adoption of electronic medical records and cloud-based software-as-service (SaaS), advanced security measures are

    Who is ultimately responsible for enforcement of HIPAA and what types of penalties are levied when a covered entity or business associate is found to be non-compliant with the regulations? Many healthcare offices and their staff don’t know the answer to this question; they have only a vague notion about the enforcement and the consequences of not adhering to the law. The real HIPAA enforcement agency is the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR). Complaints are filed with the OCR, and they are responsible for administering, investigating and enforcing the HIPAA privacy standards. The Centers for Medicare Medicaid (CMS) enforce the code

    The health insurance portability and accountability act has set various guidelines, which should be adhered to by anyone who handles any electronic medical data. These guidelines stipulate that all medical practices must ensure that all necessary measures are in place while saving, accessing and sharing any electronic medical data to keep patient data secure. Lack of compliance to the HIPAA security standards could lead to large fines and in extreme cases even loss of medical licenses. Several steps can be followed by medical practices to ensure compliance to HIPAA standards. These steps include: Run a complete risk assessment of the medical practice Some medical practices adopted electronic health recording

    Since the inception of HIPAA in 1996, its broad implications have affected all areas of health care including dentistry. And, if asked, most dentists and their staff would say they know what the HIPAA regulations are, and yes, they have been trained, but are they really up to date with HIPAA’s ever expanding changes and compliance requirements? Are they trained in the areas of HIPAA Security, Privacy, Enforcement and Breach Notification Rules and do they know that they must be in compliance with the 2013 HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule by September 23, 2013? Compared to the ever-growing size of medical practices today, most dental offices are still rather small with

    June 7, 2013. Today, HHS published in the Federal Register Technical Corrections to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Enforcement Rules that were published on January 25, 2013, as the Final Rule: Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification Rules Under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act [HITECH Act] and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act; Other Modifications of the HIPAA Rules. According to the Summary in today s Corrections Final Rule: These technical corrections address certain inadvertent errors and omissions in the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Enforcement Rules that are located at 45 CFR parts 160 and 164. The effective date of the Corrections Final

    March 26, 2013. Today is the first big milestone since the January 25, 2013, publication in the Federal Register of the Final Rule: Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification Rules Under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act [HITECH Act] and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act; Other Modifications of the HIPAA Rules. Today is the effective date of the Final Rule, and covered entities and business associates must comply by September 23, 2013. Significant rules (defined by Executive Order 12866) and major rules (defined by the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act) are required to have a 60 day delayed effective date, which

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