HIPPAA - Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996


HITECH - Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health

Penalties up to$1.5 million for all violations of an identical provision.

More than 700,000 HIPAA organizations are required by law to conduct a HIPAA Risk Assessment, including:

  • Hospitals
  • Doctors Offices
  • Urgent Care Clinics
  • Dental Offices
  • Nursing Homes
  • Labs
  • Pharmacies

In addition to the above, there is an estimated 2,000,000 "HIPAA Business Associates" that have access to protected information making them also subject to HIPAA regulations. A HIPAA Business associate is any of the following types of businesses that has one or more Covered Entities as a customer or client:

  • Attorneys
  • Accountants
  • Collection Agencies
  • EMR Companies
  • Insurance Agents

EVERY Business Associate, and all of their sub-contractors, must have proof of a Risk Analysis under the law.

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