Ensure your practice is compliant with the updated HIPAA privacy and security regulations that accompany ARRA and the Health Information Technology for Economic Clinical Health Act (HITECH) that started to go into effect February 2010. Stepped up enforcement includes new breach notification laws with monetary penalties if not enforced, stricter accountability for business associates, and use and disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI). HIPAA Plain & by explaining the increased importance the federal government is placing on PHI so that you can conduct your own risk assessment and ensure your physician office staff is appropriately trained.
HIPAA Plain & Simple: A Health Care Professionals Guide to Achieve HIPAA and HITECH Compliance provides the foundation and framework necessary to understand these complex rules and regulations and translate them into best practices for your workforce members and patients. With this invaluable resource, everyone who handles PH1, including physicians, nurses, billing clerks, and other healthcare professionals will fully understand how to be compliant with the new rules and regulations.