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HIPAA Policy Development

Are you HIPAA compliant with your policies?

A covered entity must adopt reasonable and appropriate policies and procedures to comply with the provisions of the Security Rule. A covered entity must maintain, until six years after the later of the date of their creation or last effective date, written security policies and procedures and written records of required actions, activities or assessments.

To meet the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules, covered entities must implement policies which govern the use and disclosure of PHI to comply with 45 CFR 164.308(a)(1). It's important that organizations have policies and procedures in place to assure that they are following the requirements of HIPAA, and that organizations successfully communicate that information to workforce members.

HIPAA audit or investigations are sure to include a close review of your Privacy and Security Policies and Procedures.

EHR Resources can review, revise, modify and document existing information security policies and procedures, draft additional policies and procedures as necessary to enhance and organize our clients current written policies and procedures. The organization's Security Policy is the compliance-oriented document that provides the strategic direction for your practice and delegates to management the responsibility and authority to implement the Information Security Program.

To ensure that you are in full compliance with the HIPAA Security regulation, EHR Resources will provide you with a customed HIPAA Security Policy and Procedure manual specific to your organization. Depending on your organization's specific needs and posture, EHR Resources will develop a project to ensure that you are in full compliance with the HIPAA Security regulation. With years of experience consulting on risk, security and other HIPAA compliance concerns for medical practices, hospitals, and business associates, EHR Resources offers a proven program to help you navigate the ambiguity of HIPAA and successfully meet the Privacy and Security compliance requirements.

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