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Compliance

Any organization that accesses patient health information is considered a covered entity and is required by law to comply with HIPAA provisions or face civil and/or criminal penalties.

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Avoid Violation of HIPAA Laws
All healthcare providers have a responsibility to keep their staff trained and informed regarding HIPAA compliance. Whether intentional or accidental, unauthorized disclosure of PHI is considered a violation of HIPAA.

Informing Patients of Privacy Rights
Health care providers have an obligation to provide their patients with a Notice of Privacy Practices. Learn more about what you need to do to be HIPAA compliant.

Medical Identity Theft: The "Red Flags" Rule
The health care industry is not exempt from the consequences of identity theft. It is important to develop a process to protect your patients and your organization from the damages caused by medical identity theft.

5 Components for Effective Internal Controls
Internal controls are defined as a process designed to discourage fraud, safeguard company resources, and ensure compliance with laws and regulations. Internal controls are only effective if they are determined by the specific needs of the medical office, implemented, monitored, and measured to make sure they are functioning as planned.

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