Want to rest assured your staff stay on top of protecting patient data in accordance with HIPAA? Many dental practices do an excellent job of training staff on HIPAA, but fail to enforce a regular system to ensure privacy is being maintained. We’ll discuss an effective, yet overlooked method thousands of dental practices are using […]
Do you get worried when you see a news headline about a healthcare office indicted with a HIPAA violation? Wondering what HIPAA violations are commonly neglected, and what sequence of actions follow when they occur? Let’s go over this in further detail. What is a HIPAA Violation? HIPAA, or Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, […]
HIPAA, or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, continues to alter the way medical info is stored and transmitted in hopes of delivering privacy to patients as well as an increased standard of care in the future. Some regard it as troublesome or unnecessary but one thing is clear, it is here to stay.
The chances of your practice being audited for its HIPAA compliance are increasing. This isn’t being driven by government agencies wanting to poke into your practice, but rather by an increasing number of patient complaints around the U.S. In fact, such complaints are the number one reason for a HIPAA audit.