How To Become HIPAA Compliant

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This Smart Guide will provide you with a framework for complying with the Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Specifically, we'll cover:

  • An Introduction To Becoming HIPAA Compliant - we'll introduce you to what HIPAA compliance is, why it's important, the potential penalties for not being compliant, and more.
  • The Basics Of Compliance - this section will be dedicated to understanding Protected Health Information (PHI) mandates and security and risk assessments.
  • Steps To Compliance - these are all the steps you need to have in place in order to be considered HIPAA compliant.
  • Assigning A Privacy Officer - each organization needs to have it's own privacy officer. This section will introduce you to this role and why it's critical.
  • Case Studies - this section will provide real life examples through case studies.
  • Additional Information On Compliance - becoming HIPAA compliant is much simpler now. This section will outline tools and resources to help ensure that you're compliant. 

There are severe penalties for not following HIPAA compliance guidelines or not properly handling Protected Health Information (PHI). Get this guide and make sure you're compliant with the Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act (HIPAA).

  • Introduction To Becoming HIPAA Compliant

    • What Is HIPAA Compliance?

    • Why Does Compliance Matter? 

    • How To Use This Guide

    • Key Terminology

    • HIPAA Enforcement

    • Penalties For Non-Compliance

    • Legal Help For Covered Entities    

  • The Basics Of Compliance 

    • Understanding Patient Privacy

    • Knowing The Required Mandates

    • Understanding Security And Privacy On Electronic Health Records 

    • Security Risk Analysis And Management

  • Steps To Compliance

    • Policies And Procedures To Have In Place

    • Running A Risk Assessment 

    • Having A Disaster Preparation Plan 

    • Ongoing Training Programs

    • Executing Business Associate Agreements

  • Assigning A Privacy Officer

    • Finding A Qualified Officer

    • Training Privacy Officers

  • Additional Information On Compliance

    • HIPAA And Mobile Devices

    • Additional Tools And Resources

    • Case Studies

    • FAQ

  • Summary


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at the moment, I am reading through and getting as much information as needed inorder to be HIPAA compliant as possible. so far its very usefull. I would leave my final remarks once im done with the guide.
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There are a few typos/ spelling mistakes for a final product but overall great product. I'm going to look into your training for our staff if it is cost effective.
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