HIPAA compliance checklist
In November 2019, Sentara Hospitals failed to meet HIPAA data breach notification requirements. Their settlement resulted in the health group paying an approximate $3,700 fine per patient.
While only a small number of patients were affected, the hospital learned the hard way that failure to comply with HIPAA could cost more than $2.175 million.
This is just one of many recent reminders that HIPAA compliance must be taken seriously.
Read on to get insight on HIPAA's two fundamental rules, read up on the major elements of a HIPAA compliance program and review a HIPAA compliance checklist to ensure regulation requirements are satisfactorily met.