Do you have — and use — clear procedures in your practice to prevent, detect, contain, and correct security violations? The HIPAA Security Rule requires it. The HIPAA Security Rule aims to protect e-PHI confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The Security Rule offers detailed instructions for implementing particular standards, but some of these are “addressable.” This means each medical practice must decide whether it is a reasonable and appropriate safeguard in that practice’s environment.
- What is HIPAA Security?
- Enforcement and penalties
- What’s different in Texas
Released: Feb. 20, 2013
Reviewed: Aug. 20, 2013
Expires: Aug. 20, 2016
Physicians, HIPAA compliance officers, practice managers, and physicians’ office staff in all specialties who are interested in medico-legal compliance.
Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Identify common security risks
- Apply techniques and policies needed to comply with HIPAA Security, HITECH, and Texas privacy laws
- Explain repercussions, accountability, and penalties for privacy breaches
- Questions and answers