HIPAA Privacy & Security Alert: Review Your Records and Procedures


Joanna Kerpen said that, in light of new HHS audits to determine if healthcare contractors are complying with HIPAA privacy and security rules, covered entities should ensure they have current business associate agreements in place with all business associates. She added that such associates should review their existing HIPAA rules and procedures for compliance, and be prepared to provide compliance records if they are audited. Read the full article.