May 05, 2022
To become and stay compliant, covered entities (health plans, healthcare clearinghouses, and healthcare providers who electronically transmit health information) must adhere to and implement the HIPAA safeguards.
In this checklist, you’ll get a more detailed rundown of each safeguard category (technical, physical, and administrative), as well as a deeper dive into the smaller details, including the procedures, actions, and equipment that are necessary for meeting the HIPAA standards for compliance. Fill out the form below to get access to this exclusive checklist and discover what goes into the HIPAA safeguards and how you can become compliant.
HIPAA has established three main types of safeguards to detail what a covered entity needs to meet compliance standards. Each category tackles a different area of security needed to protect PHI by implementing unique security measures. Here’s a quick rundown of each one and what they cover:
For covered entities, maintaining compliance with HIPAA is critically important in order to protect the information of their patients. HIPAA compliance leads to better patient outcomes, increased trust in organizations from their patients and the public, and the avoidance of large fines and immense reputational harm that comes from data theft.
Implementing the security standards set up by HIPAA and its safeguards is critically important for covered entities to continue to provide optimal care and attract new patients.
Learn more about these safeguards today, fill out the form above and use our checklist to see what you have, what you need, and how you can become HIPAA compliant.