Does this apply to your healthcare practice?
If you are a health care provider who receives, stores, or transmits data in electronic form, you are required to adhere to a specific set of security standards regarding the transmission of patient information. The electronic health information you hold, as a healthcare provider, is critical to your business and vital to the care of your patients. As the provider, you are responsible to the privacy and security of that data.
How can I ensure my practice is HIPAA compliant?
Call us for a free assessment of your network security. We can help guide you through the steps to becoming compliant.
Some requirements of HIPAA compliance include: network security, firewall deployment, password management, user access, data backups and recovery plans, an anti-virus policies.
Is This a Law?
Any organization handling PHI (Protected health Information) is mandated to satisfy all requirements for HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) compliance. HIPAA violations will lead to penalties and ultimately lead to the patience and the reputation of your healthcare business.
On January 5, 2021, new legislation was passed known as HR 7898. This new law requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to incentivize the use of cybersecurity best practices. This means that the HHS must take into account whether an organization has been using recognized HIPAA cybersecurity best practices when deciding whether to issue a fine or perform an audit.
Trinity Networx is experienced in data security, including HIPAA security requirements and implementation, and is ready to help your organization dig through the information and understand the steps to reach HIPAA compliance.