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Episode 39: Know The Rules! Documentation – If It’s Not Documented It Didn’t Happen!

Documentation, Do You Have It! Today, I am discussing the HIPAA Security Rule’s Documentation standard, §164.316(b)(1), as mentioned in “6 Step Approach to Implementing Your Security Management Process.” The Documentation standard requires Covered Entities (CEs) and Business Associates (BAs) to: “(i) Maintain the policies and procedures implemented to comply with this subpart in written (which […]

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Episode 36: Know The Rules! Why Security is Important in Healthcare?

  HIPAA has a Security Rule Too! Everyone working in healthcare knows about the privacy side of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) but there is also a security side too! The Privacy Rule sets the standards for, among other things, who may have access to electronic protected health information (ePHI). While the […]

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Business Associates – HIPAA Security Rule Applies To YOU Too!

Did You Know? The HIPAA Security Rule requires Covered Entities (CEs) and Business Associates (BAs) to “implement a security awareness and training program for ALL members of its workforce (including management)” 45 C.F.R. § 164.308(a)(5)(i). Note: the emphasis on ALL members of the workforce, because ALL workforce members can either be guardians of the entity’s […]