WeCcode Can Help Make Sure Your Practice Meets Healthcare Regulatory Requirements Such As HIPAA & HITECH
As part of its daily operations, a practice and their teams must know and comply with
federal, state, and local regulations. You can count on Integrity to reduce your practice’s
worries over securing patient information through our security and compliance services.
Don't navigate the HIPAA maze alone. The Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act (HIPAA) requires anyone that deals with Protected Health
Information (ePHI) to implement physical, network, and process-based security
measures. As a covered entity, a medical facility, hospital, or dental office is legally
required to comply with HIPAA regulations. Non-compliance and breaches can cost
your practice up to $1.5 million per identical provision in a calendar year, and loss of
reputation. Although you may have administrative policies and procedures in place for
HIPAA, your technology should not be an afterthought. We will work with you to
implement HIPAA-compliant technology solutions. Staff should regularly train in HIPAA
regulations. HIPAA rules and regulations can be overwhelming, but they don’t have to
be. We can help you be successful.
Although HIPAA compliance is now a common term for covered entities, “interim final
rules implementing [Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health]
HITECH Act provisions in two areas have already been issued and are currently in
effect: enforcement and breach notification. Using the best security practices can help
your organization mitigate security risks.