HIPAA Compliances

Comply with the regulations of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

  • Collect and track personal health data in a rightful approach by fulfilling HIPAA regulations

In the service of making healthcare insurance safer and more reliable for everyone, every company who is working in the healthcare system is mandated to comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act regulations to secure patients personal information and regulate its disclosure. The Privacy Rule and Security Rule under HIPAA apply to all protected health information (PHI) and guide the measures needed to guard the privacy and integrity of health data in the digital age.

Who is liable for HIPAA compliances?

An overview if you are required to HIPAA compliant

  • If you have access to Protected health information (PHI)
  • If you are doctor who have access to PHI of patients
  • If you have access to PHI such as an IT professional, administrators
  • If you are an health insurance company who have access to PHI
  • If you are an individual and have access to PHI as supportive role
  • If you are related business associate with an entity who has PHI
  • If you are an entity that access, process, create, or store PHI.

Penalties under HIPAA violation

Comply with the HIPAA. Act responsibly. Avoid penalities.

  • $100 – $50,000 per incident depending on the severity of the violation.
  • On “willful neglect” of HIPAA Rules, the fines may be imposed $50,000+.
  • For “Tier 1” violation, entity can be fined up to $100 - $5k per offense.
  • For "Tier 2" violation, entity can be fined up to $1k - $50k per offense.
  • For "Tier 3" violation, entity can be fined up to $10k - $50k per offense.
  • For "Tier 4" offense, a penalty of $50,000 per violation with a maximum of $1.5 million per year.

Checklist for HIPAA compliance

Keep record of your entity's PHI processing & it's safety

  • Set regulations for electronic health records (EHR).
  • Conduct internal monitoring and auditing.
  • Impart effective training and education to the employees.
  • Ensure patient privacy, and health information security.
  • Implement policies, procedures and standarad of conduct.
  • Appoint a compliance officer for effective implementation.
  • Conduct an organization wide risk analysis to protect PHI.
  • Execute a HIPAA business associate agreement.
  • Develop and teat a contingency plan for PHI safeguard.
  • Implementation of a mechanism to authenticate ePHI.

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