Compliances were created to protect your patient’s private information, provide access to people with disabilities, minimize medical mistakes, and to ensure companies are doing what is best, but many of the compliances overlap, contradict, and create a headache for anyone trying to manage them.
Most compliance officers are not experts in the areas they are trying to manage (technology, legal, accounting, etc.). To make things worse, they struggle to find vendors that better understand the compliances which often leads to inefficiency and re-work.
We’ve assembled a team of experts in their respective industries that are familiar with the rules and regulations that affect you and your business. We know that HIPAA includes much more than just computers and that you must be compliant with more than just HIPAA.
HIPAA dates back to 1996 and stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. At first HIPAA’s regulations were vague and with little to no enforcement. That changed in 2009 with HITECH Act (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health), which was part of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. This act charged the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) to enforce HIPAA’s […]