When it comes to complying with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), your smartest move is to make sure you are asking the right questions. For instance, have you ensured that patient health information (PHI) cannot be altered except by authorized personnel?
Maintaining compliance with HIPAA is essential to meeting federal regulations, but it can also be the difference between excellent patient relations and a potential costly data breach of PHI that could lead to identify theft and a host of other complications for your patients and organization.
The good news is that by using this detailed questionnaire, you can know exactly the right questions to ask about your policies and procedures to identify the HIPAA strengths and weaknesses of your organization. As the saying goes, knowledge is power.
In this download, you’ll find the essential questions every healthcare provider should ask themselves in 2021 in an easy-to-use questionnaire that distills HIPAA compliance into eight broad categories, with guidelines for everything from data security to annual audits. In addition, we've highlighted new sections concerning potential non-compliance issues due to the COVID-19 pandemic and remote workforce issues that you may need to address.