Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act toolbox

This tool is designed to help covered entities (CEs) and business associates (BAs) determine what they need to address in their privacy policies, procedures, practices and operations under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The information provided in this briefing must not be considered legal advice, a legal opinion or a blueprint — it is not complete and does not cover state law requirements, which must also be thoughtfully considered and addressed by competent counsel.

This checklist covers the primary areas of concern to those attempting to comply with the HIPAA Privacy Rule: Policies, procedures and forms, administrative requirements and workforce training. It only lists the basics and should be supplemented in each area and tailored to the concerns raised by your security risk assessment and to your unique operations…

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