for HIPAA Compliance
Keeping all patient data secure.
Our team will conduct a thorough risk assessment of your organization to identify potential vulnerabilities and risks to PHI.
Policy and Procedure Development
We’ll work with you to develop policies and procedures that meet HIPAA best practices.
Compliance is an ongoing process, and we’ll work with you to monitor your organization’s compliance status.
HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) Compliance
is essential for any company or organization dealing with protected health information (PHI). Failure to comply with HIPAA regulations can result in hefty fines, legal action, and damage to a company’s reputation. This is where our company comes in, providing HIPAA compliance services to ensure your organization is compliant and secure.
The HIPAA Privacy Rule
Benefits of HIPAA Compliance
Who needs to be HIPAA compliant?
HIPAA also applies to “business associates,” which are companies or individuals who perform certain functions or activities that involve the use or disclosure of protected health information (PHI) on behalf of a covered entity. This includes companies that provide services such as medical billing, IT support, or legal services to covered entities.
HIPAA compliance requires covered entities and business associates to implement policies and procedures to protect PHI including:
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) sets standards for the protection of protected health information (PHI) and establishes requirements for compliance with those standards. The HIPAA compliance standards include:
- Privacy Rule: The HIPAA Privacy Rule sets national standards for the protection of PHI, including how PHI can be used and disclosed, the rights individuals have over their PHI, and the requirements for covered entities to provide individuals with notice of their privacy practices.
- Security Rule: The HIPAA Security Rule establishes national standards for the protection of electronic PHI (ePHI), including administrative, physical, and technical safeguards to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of ePHI.
- Breach Notification Rule: The HIPAA Breach Notification Rule requires covered entities and their business associates to report breaches of unsecured PHI to affected individuals and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
- Enforcement Rule: The HIPAA Enforcement Rule outlines the procedures for investigations and penalties for non-compliance with HIPAA regulations.