HIPAA for Company
HIPAA Compliance For Company
HIPAA compliance is the main goal for a healthcare related organization to have necessary safeguards to protect the privacy and security of Protected Health Information (PHI). The HIPAA Privacy Rule provides federal protections for personal health information held by covered entities and gives patients an array of rights with respect to that information.
All healthcare organizations are required to comply with three main standards under an administrative section of the regulation.
Transactions, Code Sets, and Identifiers
Defines the standards for conducting electronic data interchange (EDI) and certain web-based (direct data entry or DDE) administrative health transactions.
HIPAA Privacy: The Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information
A major goal of the Privacy Rule is to assure that individuals’ health information is properly protected while allowing the flow of health information needed to provide and promote high-quality health care and to protect the public’s health and well-being.
HIPAA Security Rule:
requires appropriate administrative, physical and technical safeguards to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and security of electronic protected health information that is created, received, used, or maintained by a covered entity.
Our following steps and solutions will help companies to understand all the requirements of privacy and security rule so electronic data is protected while it is stored or transmitted due to the safeguards in place to comply with HIPAA.
What are steps and solution to become HIPAA compliant Company?
There are 4 steps to achieve HIPAA compliance for a company:
There are 4 main steps to HIPAA compliance for an organization:
STEP 1: TRAINING
- Comprehensive training for privacy security compliance officer (this is a requirement under the regulation. This person is responsible for ensuring you are HIPAA compliant)
- Provide HIPAA Awareness Training on HIPAA privacy and security training for all employees with access to PHI.
What solutions you can use to achieve Compliance
IMPLEMENTATION PHASE 1: TRAINING
Awareness Training (1 hour): is handled through our employee training for a company which allows you to offer training to your employees as a self-paced online training which they can take at their own pace and convenience. Students listen to the audio, view slides and can take the course multiple times before taking the test. After students pass the test, the student can download PDF for course completion certificate with a validity of 2-year for compliance record keeping in case you are audited.
Each employee receives PDF for their own HIPAA certificate immediately upon successful completion of the training.
Compliance Officer Training (24 hours duration): This is comprehensive training for employee/owner who is designated as a compliance officer. This person is responsible for ensuring that the company is HIPAA compliant. After the training officer shall have a better understanding and will be able to oversee all ongoing activities related to the development, implementation and maintenance of the practice/organization’s privacy security policies and standards in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.
This course is comprehensive in nature as the job role requires it. There is no short cut to this training just like if you want to be a doctor, can you take the 1-year course and become MD? Our Client list will show why we are trusted by so many companies.