Meet and Exceed HIPAA Compliance
What you need to know about HIPAA Compliance
HIPAA ( Heath Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ) applies to medical offices and to those that perform medical services such as Dentists, Surgeons, Physical Therapists, Doctors etc. To meet HIPAA Compliance Technical Safeguards and to meet stringent guidelines HHS introduced security standards that will protect sensitive medical records created, received, maintained, or transmitted electronically. This is were Blackthorn Secure thrives as your trusted partner.
Blackthorn Secures role verifies and maintains all the required physical, network, and security measures are in place and followed ensuring the integrity of your electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI).
Avoid Penalties with Documented Compliance
Penalties for non-compliance can be detrimental to business continuity.
Your patients, business associates, employees, and board will appreciate your dedicated protection of their confidential information.
Fulfilling requirements such as 164.312(a)(1), 164.312(a)(2)(i), 164.312(a)(2)(ii), 164.312(a)(2)(iii), 164.312(a)(2)(iv), 164.312(b), 164.312(c)(1), 164.312(c)(2), 164.312(d), 164.312(e)(1), 164.312(e)(2)(i), 164.312(e)(2)(ii) means your patients are more than treated with your medical expertise. Their health information is protected as well.
Protected Health Information (PHI).
- Address (all geographic subdivisions smaller than state, including street address, city county, and zip code)
- All elements (except years) of dates related to an individual (including birthdate, admission date, discharge date, date of death, and exact age if over 89)
- Telephone numbers
- Fax number
- Email address
- Social Security Number
- Medical record number
- Health plan beneficiary number
- Account number
- Certificate or license number
- Any vehicle or other device serial number
- Web URL
- Internet Protocol (IP) Address
- Finger or voice print
- Photographic image - Photographic images are not limited to images of the face.
- Any other characteristic that could uniquely identify the individual
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Know What's Required in HIPAA Compliance
What many individuals fail to realize is that since the new rules and regulations from 2009, 2011, and 2013 HIPAA has combined with the HiTech act, the Breach Notification, and the Omnibus Ruling. It's important to work with a team that is familiar in technical requirements of all these regulations because they all apply to HIPAA Compliance.
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