Get Started Now
HIPAA Compliance Consultants
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit — Aristotle
HIPAA compliance is a constant burden for all organizations, regardless of size, and if past breaches have taught us anything it is that no organization is exempt from risk. HIPAA violations broadly occur when dental practices do not adequately implement policies and procedures to protect patients’ PHI.
Managing compliance is difficult, Recharge Digital Consultants helps you with your annual audits and assessments, identify and resolve issues, and prepare and retain what you need for an audit, assessment, or a breach.
HIPAA Is 25 years old. How much has it changed! Are you aware of all of the changes and updates for HIPAA? What about those who do business in Texas? Are you properly implementing safeguard standards? Check out a few HIPAA-related Facts.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
HIPAA-Related Policies & Procedures
HIPAA is a specific outline of standards, requirements, and addressable concerns regarding PHI. The cornerstone to compliance begins with applicable policies and procedures. Training your employees to identify and manage their task-specific risks equally important. We provide you with clear HIPAA training; customizable to your staff’s role regarding PHI.
Since HIPAA is a specific regluation, utilizing the right (and correct forms) means the difference between compliance and not. Communication of PHI/ePHI with patients, vendors, and staff are all critical area to avoid mistakes.
OCR determined that most covered entities and/or business associates do not maintain the proper HIPAA related documentation, such as those regarding Risk Assessment determinations and on-going Risk Management.
HIPAA is the only regulation that self-attestation, meaning that covered entities and business asssociates can self-certify themselves as being compliant. However, OCR has determined that most are not, even when they believe themselves to be.
We provide both Consultant-based Attestation and Self-Attestation services.
HIPAA Security and Breach Requirements
Electronic PHI affords specific risks (so much so the FBI notified OCR that it’s not IF but WHEN) to data security. What are the best practices to implement, how to handle incident and breach events, and knowing what and when to take specific steps are all ways we assist.
(Click on the Steps Below to Learn More.)
Conducting audits and assessments
Implementation and enforcement
Audits and Breach Incident Management
In 2019, over 750 healthcare providers were hit with an unprecedented barrage of ransomware attacks. Reflecting this risk-filled environment, H.R. 7898 (HIPAA Safe Harbor bill) was formally signed into law on January 5th. This bill amends the HITECH Act. It requires...