HIPAA Compliance Checklist (2)

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The Administrative Safeguards The Administrative Safeguards are the backbone of Security Rule compliance inasmuch as they require that a Security Officer is designated with responsibility for conducting risk analyses, implementing measures to reduce risks and vulnerabilities, workforce training, oversight of IT continuity, and Business Associate Agreements. There is some crossover between the Security Officer and […]

What is HIPAA Compliance?

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A Definition of HIPAA Compliance The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) sets the standard for sensitive patient data protection. Companies that deal with protected health information (PHI) must have physical, network, and process security measures in place and follow them to ensure HIPAA Compliance. Covered entities (anyone providing treatment, payment, and operations in […]