Who enforces HIPAA?

With all the compliance mandates surrounding HIPAA, and the fines that have taken place over the past year, it’s easy to wonder who’s finding all these violations and who’s enforcing HIPAA. The main party […]

What is HIPAA law?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was passed in 1996 and is regulated by the Department of Health and Human Services to ensure the privacy and security of protected health information (PHI).Why […]

What is a HIPAA BAA?

A HIPAA BAA, or Business Associate Agreement is a contract between a HIPAA-covered entity and a vendor working with that covered entity.Covered Entities Under HIPAACovered entities under the HIPAA law includes healthcare providers, health […]