The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability ACT (HIPAA) is a broad set of regulations that addresses, among other things, the permissible uses and disclosure of protected health information (PHI).
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HIPAA Toolkit contains all the elements that your organization needs to fulfill its HIPAA obligations. We offer:
HIPAA Toolkit contains a complete set of policies and procedures suitable for all types of healthcare providers and business associates, including policies and procedures for HIPAA Privacy Rules, HIPAA Security Rules, and Breach Notification.
HIPAA Toolkit’s online education portal has everything that your organization needs to get you and your staff trained for HIPAA compliance, including on-demand training courses, self-paced learning modules, and post-course assessments to evaluate comprehension.
HIPAA Toolkit includes live HIPAA Compliance Webinars from a HIPAA consultant certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC) by the Compliance Certification Board (CCB).
HIPAA Toolkit contains a complete set of HIPAA compliance training materials customizable for your organization’s educational needs. Training materials are easy-to-follow and aesthetically modern.
Read the latest HIPAA news in our regular HIPAA newsletters and have 24-7 access to our HIPAA blog. Stay up-to-date on recent enforcement actions, major litigation, OIG guidance, and industry best-practices.
HIPAA Toolkit's Risk Assessment serves as a vital tool for your organization that will ensure that you are working to identify potential violations and mitigate risk.
Our handouts include a HIPAA F.A.Q., one-pagers for Privacy Officers, HIPAA flyers, and other resources to help you promote HIPAA compliance. All handouts are in downloadable PDF format for easy access and compatibility.
We’ll let you know about important changes to HIPAA rules and regulations as soon as information is released through fast-breaking regulatory updates. HIPAA Toolkit’s content is constantly expanding to reflect the most recent legal modifications.
HIPAA compliance needs are not only limited to healthcare facilies or organizations. Any organization that handles protected health information needs a HIPAA compliance plan, which is why our program was designed to fit the needs of all organizations.
Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC), Federal Qualified Health Centers / Health Clinics
Medical Groups, Primary Care Providers, Sub-Specialists, Aesthetic Medicine, Pain Management
Skilled Nursing / Post-Acute, Assisted Living, Home Health Agencies, Hospice, Senior Living
Rehab, Ambulance / Med Transport, Durable Medical Equipment, Pharmacy, Diagnostic Imaging
HIPAA Toolkit was designed to meet the needs of both healthcare providers and business associates. Choose the plan that's right for you.
HIPAA is an ever-evolving set of regulations, which is why our HIPAA Toolkit Blog gives you access to the latest in HIPAA best-practices to keep you in compliance.
A lot of healthcare entities mistakenly think that if they are covered for EHR HIPAA compliance, then that coverage extends to all of HIPAA’s regulations as well. But, as experts have shown in recent years, HIPAA compliance and EHR compliance are two completely different umbrellas, even if you may be caught in the same storm.Read More
While HIPAA violation fines have been rather small compared to most estimates of yearly totals, the OCR will be looking to send a strong message through higher-profile cases that will create a resounding impact on the healthcare industry. The OCR wants the industry to know that HIPAA is not a law to be reckoned with.Read More
In late 2009, the HIPAA breach notification requirement was initiated, which mandated that “HIPAA covered entities and their business associates provide notification following a breach of unsecured protected health information (PHI).” Since that time, more than 32 million people have had their PHI violated in HIPAA privacy and security breaches.Read More
Cancer Care Group, P.C., a radiation oncology private physician practice, agreed to settle HIPAA violations with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and will adopt a corrective action plan to correct deficiencies in its HIPAA compliance program.Subscription Only
Since the compliance date of the HIPAA Privacy Rule in April 2003, OCR has received over 118,939 HIPAA complaints. OCR has investigated and resolved over 23,731 cases by requiring changes in privacy practices and corrective actions by, or providing technical assistance to, HIPAA covered entities and their business associates.Subscription Only
Medical device manufacturers often overlook the possibility that their devices may be subject to compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), particularly its Privacy and Security rules pertaining to Protected Health Information (PHI). Information is considered PHI if it meets two requirements.Subscription Only