HIPAA Business Associate Agreement

HIPAA Answers: Who Does HIPAA Apply To?

Are you wondering if HIPAA applies to you or your workforce? Are you wondering to what degree is your personal health information protected? If that’s the case, you’re in the right place.
In essence, HIPAA […]

What Are HIPAA Breach Notification Requirements?

When it was first implemented in 1996, one of HIPAA’s core goals was to improve Americans’ awareness of and control over their protected health information (PHI). Over time, the OCR has added to and […]

HIPAA Guidelines on Telemedicine: A Complete Guide

 
In February of 2020, the CDC noted that the level of telemedicine visits skyrocketed to about 154 percent more than in 2019.
No doubt, with the COVID-19 pandemic plaguing the world, the need for socially […]

When Was HIPAA Enacted, by Whom and Why?

HIPAA has a lot of moving parts, but you may not think to learn when about HIPAA history. You may not know, when was HIPAA enacted? To explore this question, What is HIPAA Certification?
It’s […]

What Does HIPAA Protect?

Did you go into health care with the goal of working with people and helping them get healthy? That’s a great reason to, but you also need to understand and follow HIPAA.
What does HIPAA […]

What Are the Penalties for HIPAA Violations and How to Avoid Them

Committing HIPAA violations as a medical worker can lead to a career end. Oddly enough, these violations are quite common and can occur without direct knowledge of the event.
HIPAA violations are categorized by tier, […]

Everything You Need to Know About a HIPAA Violation

Between 2005 and 2019, healthcare data breaches affected nearly 250 million people. And when data breaches like this occur, it’s usually because of a HIPAA violation.
HIPAA violations are not uncommon. In fact, even a competent healthcare facility […]

Why is HIPAA Important? A Complete Guide

HIPAA protects the privacy and personal health information of patients, but that’s not all that it does. Without HIPAA, the medical industry would be one big sham.
Some of the other things that HIPAA can […]

The Top 10 HIPAA Compliance Mistakes

There have been over a quarter million HIPAA complaints received over the past 17 years.
HIPAA compliance is one of the top priorities for medical professionals and establishments. Protecting patient privacy is one of the […]