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HIPAA Privacy and Security: Clearing the Muddy Waters

HIPAA Privacy and Security: Clearing the Muddy Waters

Let’s think back. Think REALLY far back…all the way back to January 3, 2019. In January we shared a blog “All About HIPAA Privacy & Security,” which detailed exactly what HIPAA stands for and how Medcom can help companies become HIPAA compliant.  Yes, we know that was nearly two full months ago and you’ve been busy, not to mention we write such incredible content on the MedcomBlog we’re sure its hard to keep up! So for the sake of your memory and our typing hands, here is a link to...

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All About HIPAA Privacy and Security

All About HIPAA Privacy and Security

Did you know that your self-funded health plan has to be HIPAA compliant??? First thing is first, let’s cover the basics:

HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.  HIPAA reduces health care fraud and abuse, mandates industry-wide standards for health care information on electronic billing and other processes, and requires the protection and confidential handling of protected health information. Stipulated privacy regulations require health care providers, organizations, and their business associates to develop and follow strict procedures that guarantee the security of protected health information (PHI). Confidentiality must be ensured when transferring, receiving, sharing,...

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