HIPAA Security Rule compliance checklist for 2022

Does your organization provide healthcare services or health plans? Is your organization involved in reviewing or processing medical claims? Do you provide services that involve the access, use, or disclosure of protected health information (PHI)? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then your organization may be subject to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

HIPAA is a constantly updated federal law that ensures the continued protection of PHI from unauthorized disclosure while also facilitating PHI sharing for efficient delivery of healthcare services.

Mitigating healthcare insider threats

The healthcare industry is unique in that the biggest data security threat comes from insider breaches.The main reason for these unauthorized hacks is financial gain. So how can healthcare organizations protect themselves against insider threats? Read on. #1 Educate – The workforce (meaning all healthcare employees) must be educated on allowable uses and disclosures of […]

Social Media and HIPAA Compliance

Before Social Media platforms like Facebook went live, HIPAA was established to protect the privacy of medical providers and their patients. And although there are no specific rules for Social Media use, every healthcare organization must implement security protocols that adhere to privacy policies. On April 14, 2003, the “Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act” […]

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