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Key Facts About HIPAA Compliance – What You Need to Know – Part 6

Key Facts About HIPAA Compliance – What You Need to Know – Part 6

by ih-coc admin
Our series is designed to explain best practices about HIPAA compliance, HIPAA settlements, and the various requirements an organization must have in place under the HIPAA Security & Privacy Rules.

“It all starts with trust” – Patient Privacy at Substance Abuse and Mental Health Facilities

by ih-coc admin
A Q&A session about the importance of patient privacy, in the context of substance abuse and mental health.

Everyone Onboard: Applying the “Outbreak Prevention” Approach to PHI and ePHI

by ih-coc admin
Most expenditures undertaken by covered entities and/or their business associates to ensure compliance with the HIPAA Security Rule are related to network security, data storage, and endpoint access.

What is the HIPAA Privacy Rule?

What is the HIPAA Privacy Rule?

by Yenny (SU)
Part of the Heath Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) that became law in 1996, the HIPAA Privacy Rule defined the part of the law that protects patients’ protected health information (PHI). Among organizations this rule applies to are health plans and providers who use electronic medical records (EMR) either internally or to invoice insurance companies.

Keeping Medical Records Private 101: How to Follow HIPAA

Keeping Medical Records Private 101: How to Follow HIPAA

by Yenny (SU)
HIPAA (the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) became law in 1996 and revolutionized requirements and practices ensuring patient rights, privacy, and security. Instead of laws that were unclear or insufficient in some cases, HIPAA became federally mandated and regulated. However, the healthcare businesses that must comply have to navigate complex rules and make sure regulations are being followed.