HIPAA Privacy Module

HIPAA Privacy Module

Included in the Complete Compliance Suite: HIPAA Privacy Module

Comply with the intricate privacy rules and regulations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Simple waivers are not enough for compliance. Fines are $50,000 per incident. Enough said.

Note too that health professionals are now not alone with these onerous mandates - This is not just physicians anymore: The HIPAA mandates have now been expanded to include “Business Associates” as well as any business that handles or interacts with medical records.

Get the EPICompliance HIPAA Privacy Module by Signing Up now for our Complete Compliance Suite

Description:

The HIPAA Privacy Module provides:

  • Policies: Continuously updated library of policies in order to meet the ongoing requirements and evolution of the regulatory environment.
  • Forms: Standardized forms for implementation of policies and most-importantly: training and recognition of policy awareness. It is not enough to have policies available – personnel must be educated and tested and these policies must be used – you must be able to prove the policies are followed.
  • Documents A cloud-based document management repository provides secure storage and access for Policies, Forms and uploaded related/supporting documents.
  • Training: HIPAA and compliance officer certification through our education system – convenient online courses with verifiable testing and completion certificates.

Who Needs EPICompliance

ANY PERSON OR BUSINESS IN THE USA OR ITS TERRITORIES THAT HAS TOUCHED A MEDICAL RECORD AT ANYTIME.

All DIRECT health care providers and facilities need a provable compliance program:

  • Doctors and their offices; Physical Therapists; Occupational Therapists; Nurse Practitioners; Physician Assistants; Psychologists; Dentists; Oral Surgeons; Speech Therapists; Chiropractors; Home Health Providers...
  • Hospitals; Clinics; Surgery Centers; Imaging Centers; Pharmacies; Urgent Care Centers; Skilled Nursing Facilities; Nursing Homes...

All health care ASSOCIATED businesses and individuals need provable compliance:

  • Health care service and related industries that come in contact with health care information: Medical Billing Specialists; Plaintiffs' and Defense Attorneys; Estate Attorneys; Electronic Medical Record Companies; Practice Management Software Companies; Practice Management Consultants; Medical and DME Suppliers...
  • "Business Associates" - Any person or business that works with direct health care providers but do not come in contact with medical records: Biomedical Waste Companies; Information Technology Contractors; Janitorial Providers... 
  • All these businesses are obligated to comply with HIPAA and OSHA standards at the very least…
  • Please note: HIPAA compliance sanctions now extend to decision-making employees such as Office Managers. An unsuspecting Office Manager is now personally liable for the $50,000 per incident fines.