Training and Education is the key to HIPAA Compliance and avoiding a data breach. When an organization understands what is required and expected of them, they have the knowledge on how to protect their data.
What is HIPAA Compliance?
HIPAA Compliance is a combination of Rules. The Privacy Rule, Security Rule, the HITECH Act, and the Omnibus Rule.
What is the HIPAA Security Rule?
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) wrote the Security Rule. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) created the HIPAA Security Standards Matrix to assist providers in an easy format to follow.
What is a Security Risk Analysis?
Whether you applied for Meaningful Use incentive fund or not, all medical practices and business associates must conduct a HIPAA Security Risk Analysis.
What is a Data Breach?
A breach is defined as an impermissible use or disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI).
What are the risks due to Non-Compliance?
Fines and penalties are part of the risk. Keep in mind your reputation and practice will also be affected.
Common HIPAA Violations
A simple violation can add up quickly even though the fines start at only $100.00
What are the 7 Simple-Steps?
Aris Medical Solutions has developed an easy way to keep all of your HIPAA Documentation in one place!