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 What is PHI and ePHI?

PHI stands for Protected Health Information. There are 18 identifiers and includes patient...

 What is a Business Associate?

A Business Associate is a person or entity that performs certain functions or activities that...

 What is a Data Breach?

A breach is defined as an impermissible use or disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI)....

 What is a Security Risk Analysis?

All medical practices and business associates must conduct a HIPAA Security Risk Analysis under...

 What is the HIPAA Security Rule?

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) wrote the Security Rule. The...

 What is the OIG exclusions list?

OIG (Office of Inspector General) Exclusions list: It is very important to make sure you do not...