Category: HIPAA

Healthcare-Apps

WHY MUST A HEALTHCARE APP BE HIPAA COMPLIANT

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The role of Privacy Rules and Security Rule in HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) is absolutely vital to prevent the information from going in wrong or unauthorized hands.HIPAA compliance demands that the information is protected from getting invaded to any unauthorized access.    Healthcare organization is no less compared to other industries. In today’s ….  Read More

HIPAA certification

What is HIPAA certification?

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HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and this act was first brought by congress in 1996 in U.S. This act was signed by President Bill Clinton in 1996. Since this act came into existence, there is always confusion among many about it.  The first question that arises is what is HIPAA certification? ….  Read More

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What data is covered by HIPAA privacy law?

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Since when the Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was introduced in the U.S, it has become one of the most important parts of security and privacy efforts. This federal legislative law lays out many requirements and specifications to cover entities to provide a safe environment for patient data, offering a multi-dimensional set of ….  Read More

HIPAA guidelines

What is HIPAA in relation to health care?

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Understand HIPAA Compliance? HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. This act came into existence in 1996 and by signed by President Bill Clinton. This act is important for the health care industry as it provides security provisions and data privacy, in order to keep an individual’s health data safe. The other purpose ….  Read More

Protected Health Information (PHI)

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What is meant by PHI in HIPPA? PHI in HIPAA stands for protected health information. PHI is any identifiable health information that is used, maintained, stored, or transmitted by a HIPAA-covered entity. Health care provider such as health plans, healthcare clearinghouses and their business associates or third-party service providers have access to Protected Health Information ….  Read More