What is Hipaa Guide?
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule provides Federal privacy protections for individually identifiable health information, called protected health information or PHI, held by most health care providers and health plans and their business associates.
Our HIPAA Guide is design to help health care providers and business associates comply with the HIPAA rules and ensure compliance is maintained
What are the rules of Hipaa?
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations are divided into five major Standards or Rules: Privacy Rule, Security Rule, Transactions and Code Sets (TCS) Rule, Unique Identifiers Rule and (HITECH) Enforcement Rule.
What does it mean to be in compliance with Hipaa?
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.