A new report by Verizon, the , analyzes 1,931 data breaches of protected health information (PHI) under HIPAA, The incidents occurred between 1994 and 2014, with most occurring from 2004-2014. An article from sums up the findings of the report.
Whether MACRA, HIPAA, or MIPS we help assure compliance with regulations and meaningful use. (While it sounds simple, this one can be a handful as I'm sure you already know. We are very good at dotting i's and crossing t's)
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
The HIPAA Privacy Rule protects "all individually identifiable health information," referred to as protected health information (PHI), whether electronic, oral, or paper form. Under HIPAA's Privacy Rule, Covered Entities and Business Associates must develop and implement written privacy policies and procedures, adhere to the Rule’s authorized and permitted uses and disclosures of PHI, and properly designate a privacy official, among other things.1
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Until February 2010, Business Associates were not directly subject to the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules. However, with the adoption of the HITECH Act, law firms who serve as Business Associates for their healthcare clients and receive or access their clients' protected health information are now statutorily required to comply with the same comprehensive Security Rule requirements as Covered Entities to ensure consistency of security when health information is accessed or exchanged between organizations.
HIPAA Regulations 2018 - HIPAA Survival Guide
And it requires that your employees be trained in the and the policies & procedures of your office.Â
Another group of businesses that have a direct impact from HIPAA are Business Associates of the covered entity.
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While it's very likely that you already have some privacy andÂ securityÂ measures in place,Â HIPAAÂ requires that you document those policies and procedures.
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HIPAA Privacy Practices. Notice A copy of the current DMH Notice must be posted at each service site where persons seeking DMH services will be able to.