The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is legislation that provides security provisions and data privacy, in order to keep patients’ medical information, referred to as protected health information, safe.
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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is legislation that provides security provisions and data privacy, in order to keep patients’ medical information, referred to as protected health information, safe. The act provides the ability to transfer and continue health insurance coverage for millions of American workers and their families when they change or lose their jobs, reduces health care fraud and abuse, mandate industry-wide standards for health care information on electronic billing and other processes, and requires the protection and confidential handling of protected health information. The document is organized into five separate sections referred to as "Titles" that each cover different such as health care access, health care fraud, and group health plans, among others.
This guide explains and addresses the following:
Achieving HIPAA compliance is a great step in building a mature cybersecurity program and will provide increased assurance to your customers and partners that you take security seriously. As part of your HIPAA strategy, consider using Apptega as your central security management platform during and after the assessment process.
At Apptega, we help companies organize their program around industry best practices and cybersecurity frameworks from NIST, CIS, ISO, AICPA, GDPR, and more. Our platform was built to make the cybersecurity management process easier for stakeholders, and we provide all of the capabilities you'd want during each phase of the audit process.
Below are some of our key features: