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United States Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) security rule consists of a series of administrative, technical, and physical security safeguards. Every organizations in the United States must follow these rules in order to make sure that electronic protected health information is confidential. To make sure that they safeguards are in place there is a form with over 490 questions that are need to be answered. These questions are in the areas of administrative, technical, and physical security.
Our team of HIPAA experts can help you fill out the report to find out which actions are needed to be made in order to be in compliance.
The HIPAA security rule consists of the safeguards in the areas of Administrative, Physical, and Technical. Each set of safeguards consists of a number of standards, these standards include a number of implementation blueprints that can be either required or addressable.
- If an implementation specification is required, the entity must implement procedures & policies that meet the specified standards.
- If an implementation specification is addressable, then the entity must assess whether it is an appropriate and sensible safeguard in their environment.