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Keeping Medical Records Private 101: How to Follow HIPAA

Keeping Medical Records Private 101: How to Follow HIPAA

by Yenny (SU)
HIPAA (the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) became law in 1996 and revolutionized requirements and practices ensuring patient rights, privacy, and security. Instead of laws that were unclear or insufficient in some cases, HIPAA became federally mandated and regulated. However, the healthcare businesses that must comply have to navigate complex rules and make sure regulations are being followed.

The Benefits of Performing a HIPAA Risk Assessment

The Benefits of Performing a HIPAA Risk Assessment

by Yenny (SU)
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule mandates that covered entities must conduct a risk assessment of their healthcare company.1 A wide range of organizations – from healthcare insurance providers to hospitals – fall into this covered entity group.

Three Things That Must be on Your HIPAA New Year’s Resolution List

by ih-coc admin
Maybe some of you wished for a holiday gift that included HIPAA dissolving under the current White House administration or that it was easier to implement. But, unfortunately, that dream remains elusive as HIPAA continues to be a nightmare for some organizations.

The Value of a HIPAA Risk Assessment

by ih-coc admin
Organizations that are designated as a Covered Entity or a Business Associate under the HIPAA Security Rule must be conducting risk assessments.