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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.

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.

HIPAA Risk Management Plan – Is it the Foundation of Your Compliance Program?

by ih-coc admin
A HIPAA Risk Management Plan is a compilation of an organization’s compliance policies, procedures, forms, logs and reports.

Getting Your HIPAA House in Order: Time is Running Out

by Bevon Findley (SU)
During 2012, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) opened 235 compliance reviews addressing allegations of violations of the HIPAA Security Rule. It should be noted that these reviews were not initiated from complaints received by OCR, but from other sources.