The Four Fundamentals of HIPAA
In 2015, the Office of Civil Rights issued $6 million in fines. In 2016, that number increased to $23 million, a 283 percent jump. So far in 2017, they have issued $17 million in fines with the projection of upward growth.
Why are all these fines being issued? Lack of a HIPAA compliance program for businesses. Most fines stem from not understanding and implementing the four fundamentals of HIPAA listed below. If you think those numbers seem like a good reason to get your business on track to be HIPAA compliant, you’re right. Read about the four fundamental steps to get your business on the track.
1/24/2018 03:44:01 am
Anyone dealing with Patient Health Information (PHI) in the Pharma / Biotech / Medical Device and other Lifesciences & healthcare companies, is subject to the HIPAA regulations
6/18/2018 03:01:33 pm
It is surprising to see the rise of fines due to HIPPA compliance. This should be something that is fairly easy to follow and abide by. Hopefully with help and training these can be reduced.
7/15/2022 11:10:50 pm
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