Understanding HIPAA Privacy

By September 18, 2019Blog
Regulatory compliance can be confusing and costly, leaving employers feeling intimidated and worried about the potential for fines and errors. When It comes to government compliance, including HIPAA and OSHA, Harbor America is on your side and will help you navigate any regulations you may be overlooking.
 
HIPAA regulates health plans, healthcare clearinghouses, and electronic transactions conducted by healthcare providers.  The HIPAA Privacy Rule establishes national standards to protect a person’s medical records and other health information.  This rule applies to both self-funded and fully insured health plans, and covered entities and business associates.  The Privacy Rule defines and limits the circumstances where a person’s protected health information may be used or disclosed.
Contact Harbor America to learn more about regulatory compliance.

 

 

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