HIPAA Has Rules?

HIPAA Has Rules?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is a series of national standards that health care organizations must have in place to safeguard the privacy and security of protected health information (PHI). PHI is any demographic,...
Common HIPAA Terms & Definitions

Common HIPAA Terms & Definitions

Understanding HIPAA compliance can be difficult. We’re here to help! Below we outline some standard terms referenced in HIPAA compliance documents and training. We’ll be expounding on these in the coming months to help you build a deeper understanding of HIPAA...
Why do we have HIPAA laws?

Why do we have HIPAA laws?

There are some interesting rumors surrounding the origin of HIPAA laws. Rumor has it that HIPAA laws were created because a senator wanted to cover up his wife’s plastic surgery. Crazy, right?! “My boss is convinced that the reason that HIPAA laws came into...