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Breaches of Protected Health Information

The HIPAA Breach Notification Rule, requires HIPAA covered entities and their business associates to provide notification following a breach of unsecured protected health information.

By |December 14, 2018|Categories: Breaches, Privacy Rule|Tags: , |Comments Off on Breaches of Protected Health Information

HIPAA and COVID

Guidance from OCR: COVID and HIPAA The HIPAA Privacy Rule requirements have been a challenge to healthcare providers due to the unusual circumstances caused while treating patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has monitored the situation and taken steps [...]

By |April 6, 2021|Categories: Privacy Rule, Special Topics in HIPAA|0 Comments

HIPAA Technical Safeguards Protect PHI

HIPAA technical safeguards protect PHI and have become a major part of any HIPAA Privacy program. Technical safeguards are important due to constant technology advancements in the health care industry.

By |June 18, 2019|Categories: Security Technical Safeguards|Tags: |Comments Off on HIPAA Technical Safeguards Protect PHI

Reasonable Safeguards for PHI

Reasonable Safeguards for PHI are precautions that a prudent person must take to prevent a disclosure of Protected Health Information. To protect all forms of PHI: verbal, paper, and electronic, provides must apply these safeguards.

By |April 15, 2019|Categories: Security Technical Safeguards|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Reasonable Safeguards for PHI

Security Risk Analysis

What is the difference between a HIPAA Gap Analysis and a HIPAA Risk Analysis? Many organizations use these interchangeably, however, they are not correct in doing so. Don't make the same mistake. We can help you understand the difference.

By |September 15, 2019|Categories: Security Technical Safeguards|Tags: , |Comments Off on Security Risk Analysis
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