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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.

THE ELEMENTS OF A HIPAA RISK ANALYSIS

THE ELEMENTS OF A HIPAA RISK ANALYSIS

by Yenny (SU)
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requires all Covered Entities and Business Associates handling protected health information to conduct a risk analysis as the first step toward implemented safeguards specified in The HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) Security Rule, and actively maintaining HIPAA compliance.

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.

HIPAA Risk Assessments – A Necessary Evil

by ih-coc admin
Not only are HIPAA risk assessments a necessary evil but also a regulatory requirement. This requirement is found in the HIPAA Security Rule implementation specification, § 164.308(a)(1)(ii)(A).

Expert Interview Series: Jay Hodes of Colington Consulting

by ih-coc admin
Jay Hodes, President and Founder of Colington Consulting provides insight on HIPAA compliance in an interview with PracticeSuite.