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Compliance With Rules: Understanding HIPAA Security Standards

HIPAA compliance is more than establishing a general sense of security with patient information. You’re required to do more than what you believe is a “good job.” The HIPAA Security Rule demands strict compliance. And being out of compliance is more costly than establishing it. How do you know your practice meets the HIPAA security standards? Read …

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What Is a HIPAA Security Risk Assessment and Do I Need One?

Patient health data breaches can cost providers millions of dollars in HIPAA fines, and you aren’t the only ones. Health information hacks can lead to negative financial and personal consequences for patients, too.  This is why it’s so important to perform a HIPAA security risk assessment. What are the risk assessments and who needs to conduct …

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New HIPAA Privacy Rules: Everything You Need to Know Going into 2021

In 2021, it will be 25 years since the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was introduced. The legislation is in place to protect the intimate and personal information associated with the medical profession. In those 25 years since the legislation was first introduced, a lot has changed. Threats have evolved dramatically and as …

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Key Facts About HIPAA Law and Employers During COVID-19

There have been a lot of questions about what local health departments and other COVID related providers can and can’t do lately. Some of those questions are about what your employer can share with medical professionals and vice versa. The detailed answers depend on the state, but there are some overarching themes everyone needs to …

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7 HIPAA Facts You Need To Be Aware Of

Some privacy policies require an advanced degree just to understand the agreement. Consumers can all but give away their rights their personal information by accepting policies without understanding what they’re signing up for. HIPAA regulations, however, don’t require patients to read between the lines.  Under the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) law, …

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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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