Take These Steps to Protect Yourself During HIPAA Audits

December 2011
Health Information Compliance Alert;Dec2011, Vol. 11 Issue 12, pp89
The article offers tips significant in Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) audits in the U.S. It states that the privacy rules have entailed to need to be vigilant, thus leading to the establishment of standardized HIPAA protocols. In addition, all covered health care agencies should document every actions undertaken in the compliance process. Furthermore, describing the corrective actions to address concerns raised by the auditors is also suggested.


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