HIPAA Training Requirements: 7 Common Questions Answered

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) is a piece of legislation that was passed in 1996. It offers patients a wide variety of protections in regard to their health information. The pressure HIPAA puts on medical professionals has never been greater. This is due to the growth of reliance professionals allocate towards technology to …

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How to Get a HIPAA Certification

Does your company need to be HIPAA compliant? If you’re in the health industry or do business with healthcare organizations and have access to protected health information (PHI), you’re required to comply with HIPAA rules. Failure to do so could trigger hefty fines and penalties. Penalties charged from noncompliance range from $100 to $50,000 per …

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A Beginner’s Guide to the HIPAA Business Associate Agreement

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) provides a legal framework for protecting private medical information. The law protects not only personally identifiable information but virtually all data collected by organizations working in or adjacent to the field of medicine. It provides both standards for protecting the data and how to share the …

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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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