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"From day one we had an excellent service. HSS has an excellent web application easy to navigate and friendly to a regular user. All the built in features have helped us to document our HIPAA compliant requirements. Their IT support is the best and prompt to help you when you find problems. After hours support is fast and productive."

Danny Gonzalez
Drake Institute of Behavioral Medicine

What is HIPAA Compliance?

Before discussing the elements of our HIPAA compliance checklist, it is best to answer the question “What is HIPAA compliance?” HIPAA compliance involves fulfilling the requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, its subsequent amendments, and any related legislation such as the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act.

 

Typically the question following “What is HIPAA compliance?” is “What are the HIPAA compliance requirements?” That question is not so easy to answer as – in places – the requirements of HIPAA are intentionally vague. This is so HIPAA can be applied equally to every different type of Covered Entity or Business Associate that comes into contact with Protected Health Information (PHI). For the sake of clarification:

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Our Services Include

HIPAA Risk Assessment

Are you in a flood zone? What ports are open on your firewall? How many workstations and mobile devices have access to PHI (protected health information)? These are just a few of the items our IT staff will address, along with more than a hundred additional required questions.

HIPAA Documentation

Required by the HITECH Act under ARRA

Up to date manuals on security policy, disaster recovery, patient privacy policy, and over a dozen more manuals and document sets for your practice, your employees, and your patients.

Staff Training

Regular privacy training of your employees is required

The HIPAA Security Suite includes live training via the internet for your staff. Online training as well as webinar training is also available. A great choice for providers, staff, and business associates.

HIPAA Certification

The HIPAA Institute

"HIPAA" stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.  US-based healthcare workers need to understand HIPAA, and earning a certification in HIPAA compliance can make you highly valuable in this industry. We offer private certifications in HIPAA compliance.

HIPAA Security Reminders

 

HIPAA Security Suite has developed a weekly HIPAA Security Reminder series that’s FREE for all of us who are responsible for, or engaged in, the use and protection of PHI.

Pursuant to Section 164.308(a)(5) of the HIPAA Security Rule, the Standard states: Implement a security awareness and training program for all members of its workforce (including management).

This standard is part of our Best Practices Recommendations for HIPAA Security Suite users, but it’s available for FREE to anyone who wants to comply with HIPAA using the easiest, best tools available.

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