Security Risk Assessment

The HIPAA Security Rule mandates that covered entities must conduct a security risk assessment or SRA.  This includes health care plans for individuals, government plans (Medicare, Medicaid, Obamacare), and employer-sponsored plans.  Providers that conduct electronic...

HIPAA Compliance Audit: What to Expect

“We’re being audited!” Those words strike fear and uncertainty in most of us – especially if you are in healthcare. But what actually happens in a HIPAA audit?  Will a government official show up unannounced with a briefcase and ask for you to produce every bit of...