The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was instituted to protect the personal health information held by covered entities, including doctors, pharmacies and health insurance companies. The government is clearly increasing its enforcement of the HIPAA privacy and security rules. Organizations that are required to comply with HIPAA should review their policies and procedures to ensure that patient information is being adequately protected.
Take a look at the following infographic regarding the high cost of HIPAA violations.
Infographic authored by Inspired eLearning, providers of online security awareness and training programs.
If you would like assistance in developing or updating your HIPAA policies and procedures, please contact Johanna Novak at 906.226.5501 or by using the form below.
Johanna represents health care providers in all aspects of their business, including general regulatory compliance, HIPAA compliance, contracting, joint ventures, transactions, and fraud and abuse. She also focuses on health insurance and employee benefits matters for insurance companies and employers.View All Posts by Author ›