­

HIPAA Rules: Back to the Basics

October 7th, 2015|Categories: HIPAA Privacy|

HIPAA Rules: Back to the Basics The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a complex piece of legislation that has undergone many additions and revisions since it was signed into law in 1996. The task of ensuring HIPAA compliance may seem overwhelming as a result. For that reason, it is often beneficial [...]

HIPAA Privacy Rule: Reviewing the Fundamentals

October 7th, 2015|Categories: HIPAA Compliance Requirements, HIPAA Privacy, Notice of Privacy Practices|

HIPPA Privacy Rule: Reviewing the Fundamentals Almost 20 years ago, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act was signed into law to provide for the continuity of individuals’ health insurance coverage and to increase the efficiency of the health care system. Over that time, much attention has been focused on the HIPAA Privacy Rule. [...]