What does the healthcare industry have in common with the financial industry? Answer: HIPAA policies The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) enacted in 1996 is no longer affecting just the healthcare industry and its business associates. In fact, many industries have started to adopt policies similar to HIPAA in order to keep consumer Read more
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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) enacted in 1996, mandates standards-based implementation of security controls by all healthcare organizations that create, store or transmit electronic Protected Health Information (PHI) . Further in May of 2011, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) published a proposed rule, managed under Read more