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Learn the Easy Step by Step Process to Fill out a Hipaa Form

Last year, over $25 million worth of HIPAA penalties were paid out. No doubt about it: HIPAA compliance is important. But the money shouldn’t be what motivates you. When you have a HIPAA compliance violation, clients lose trust in your business. So protecting patient information is also good for public relations. An important component of HIPAA …

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HIPAA Compliance for Medical Offices: How to Become Compliant in 8 Steps

It’s no secret in the medical field that compliance with HIPAA is one of the biggest areas of concern. In 2018, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights received a record-breaking $28,683,400 for breaches of HIPAA. If you breach HIPAA, whether intentionally or unintentionally, you’re in for a massive fine. If …

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Does HIPAA Apply After Death? Everything You Should Know

HIPAA regulations benefit consumers by protecting sensitive and private health information. Each year, over 84% of adults and 94% of children see a health professional.  That’s a lot of personal health information floating around in cyberspace! The HIPAA regulations for privacy are strict. And they protect your personal information from falling into the wrong hands.  …

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What Is the Minimum Necessary Rule In HIPAA?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) exists to protect patient information and keep their most personal details private. It places limits on sharing between providers and contractors and sets a standard for cybersecurity to protect data from hackers. The rules themselves are broad and often vague. Still, several standards guide HIPAA enforcement that …

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10 Facts About the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule and Breach Reporting

With US healthcare’s mandatory move to electronic medical records, Dark Web thieves have taken full advantage of the ability to access personal details. It’s up to all medical staff and healthcare organizations to protect their electronic medical records and stay up to date with HIPAA Breach Notification Rules and breach reporting practices. With so much personal information online, …

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How Increased Cyber Threats Impact Healthcare Providers and What to do About it

Cyber crime is becoming a very real threat for organizations across the world. One industry becoming a cyber criminal’s prime target is the healthcare industry. In 2015, an incredible 100 million patient records were globally breached. So, it is now more important than ever for organizations to follow the HIPAA security rule. For this reason, …

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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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