HIPAA Violations Tag

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule that protects electronic data went into effect in 2005, but small and midsize healthcare organizations are still struggling to comply with the law. They are confused and fear the Security Rule because they don’t have the...

HIPAA IT compliance is primarily concerned with ensuring all provisions of the HIPAA Security Rule are followed and all elements on the HIPAA IT compliance checklist are covered. Identifying risks via ongoing assessments and documentation is critical to HIPAA IT security and compliance. Failure is not an Option Failure to comply with HIPAA regulations can result in...

In an earlier blog, we outlined some of the most common HIPAA violations that befall covered entities and business associates. Now we’ve got some tips for MSPs to help their clients avoid those HIPAA violations and costly fines and maintain continual compliance. Set Up Multi-Factor...