The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 was passed to protect an employee’s health insurance coverage when they lose or change jobs. It also has provisions to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI). Discover some common HIPAA violations examples and scenarios.
Covered Entities or service providers, including telemedicine providers, must comply with the risk analysis requirement mandated by the HIPAA Security Rule, MACRA, Meaningful Use and other regulations. Therefore, if you are a HIPAA Covered Entity or a Business Associate with access to Protected Health Information, you need to know what you need to do to be HIPAA compliant.