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Do You Have That in Writing Presentation Materials Available


My first Enterprise University class just wrapped up! It seems students found it beneficial and I just hope they had as much fun as I did. I look forward to connecting with everyone on LinkedIn and Twitter, and feel free to reach out if you have any questions about the class or materials, or about Cover Compliance or Enterprise University. There are still a couple spring classes available and they'll be back with a summer semester, too.

Handouts for the class, entitled "Do You Have That in Writing? How Compliance Documentation Leads to Better Business", are available for download, including a PDF of the slide presentation.

You can find the PDFs for the slides and each individual handout on our Resources page by clicking here.

I look forward to getting a chance to do this again.

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Cyber Insurance - Which Comes First? The Policy or the Policies?


This is the first in a small series on some key reasons why written policy and procedure documentation is important to your small business or medical or dental practice, no matter how small you may be.

Not many of the smallest businesses that I commonly work with have yet to purchase cyber insurance but it's becoming more popular, quickly, especially with data-intensive businesses and those facing clear and strong information protection rules such as HIPAA-regulated healthcare entities and even their business associates.

When it comes time to purchase cybersecurity insurance, odds are that you will be expected to have a defined compliance program that includes comprehensive written privacy and security policies and procedures.

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Can I Get That In Writing


It isn’t uncommon for businesses to have real rules and defined procedures that impact compliance but that are not written down. You could have a valid compliance program that is not all in writing.

I won’t be trying to convince people that they absolutely HAVE to spend money and precious time documenting businesses policies and procedures to satisfy a regulator who may have little likelihood to pay them a visit.

But there are several other reasons why small business owners should spend their money and someone’s precious time to create at least a basic set a business policies and procedures for their business or healthcare practice. And they're reasons that usually have bottom-line financial impacts.

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