HIPAA – Can You Afford to be Compliant?

HIPAA – Can You Afford to be Compliant?

by Bevon Findley (SU)
Maybe the question should be, “Can your organization afford not to be compliant?” Just in the last two months of 2015, three HIPAA settlements were announced that totaled over $5 million in payments to the government. Leading the list was Triple-S Management Corporation’s $3.5 million settlement for widespread non-compliance issues discovered during an investigation after a breach notification. Avoiding fines and penalties does not need to be a costly proposition.