HIPAA Compliance Requirements

HIPAA Compliance Requirements To be HIPAA compliant essentially means that an entity or office is cooperating with and following the laws set forth by Congress in all three waves of HIPAA legislation. The government has mandated that all “covered entities” must meet HIPAA Compliance specifications. These so-called “covered entities” include practitioners and their offices, health…

The Bite of HIPAA Compliance

Heath Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act was signed into law, but only in 2010 did that law take effect. HIPAA just grew some teeth.  Well, actually the teeth started to first show in 2009 when the Heath Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act was signed into law, but…