HIPAA Compliance Checklist 2020

HIPAA Compliance Checklist 2020

Since when HIPAA compliance came into existence, it is constantly evolving to adapt to the changing healthcare environment. HIPAA layouts many industry standards for organizations working in healthcare to improve the organization’s efficiency and at the same time protecting individual’s data. It is mandatory for all the health care organizations...Read more
What are the Five Main Components of HIPAA?

What are the Five Main Components of HIPAA?

HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and was brought to provide protection to the individual’s health care data from getting leak, breach, and misuse. The other purpose of this act was to improve the efficiency of the health care organizations and to help consumers maintain their insurance...Read more
WHAT DOES PHI STAND FOR?

WHAT DOES PHI STAND FOR?

What does PHI stand for? What information is considered PHI? PHI stands for protected health information. PHI is used in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Organizations that provide health care services like health plans, healthcare clearinghouses and others are HIPAA-covered entities and these have full access to...Read more
HIPAA Compliance Simplified

HIPAA Compliance Simplified

HIPAA or Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act was first introduced by Congress in 1996 in U.S. The main purpose for which this act was brought to help workers carry forward insurance and healthcare rights between jobs and it was further expanded to protect patient’s data and health record. It...Read more
HIPAA Privacy Rule To-Do

HIPAA Privacy Rule To-Do

The Privacy Rule is an important part of HIPAA that helps healthcare organizations protects data. Before we start explaining about the privacy rule and how you can follow it, here is some general information about the HIPAA: The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was introduced by 1996 in...Read more
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF HIPAA?

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF HIPAA?

Health Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was first introduced by Congress in 1996. It provides data protection in the healthcare industry. In its earliest form, the main purpose of the act was to ensure that employees would continue to receive health insurance coverage when they were between jobs. Before HIPAA,...Read more