Are you covered under HIPAA/HITECH Acts?
You are mandatorily covered, if you are one of the 600,000 Medical practitioners running your service as a small business or a medium or large hospital.If you are using Information technology through electronic medical records (EMR) you are also governed by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Actof 2009.
All doctors, dentists, chiropractors, nurses, psychologists and other professionals including Business Associates that handle Patient Health Information (PHI) are required to achieve and maintain security and compliance with these regulations.
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- Building and proving Security and compliance for review by auditors
- Managing written agreements and proof-of-compliance from all Business Associates and subcontractors with access to PHI.
- Managing 382 controls under HIPAA/HITECH on which you are assessed on your compliance levels
- Ensuring that you are continuously secure and compliant.
Impact of Non-compliance
Non-compliance can result in criminal penalties, fines, and even imprisonment for individual owners, employees, and Business Associates of any Covered Entity.
Avail Federal Incentives
The federal government also offers incentives to Covered Entities, up to $44,000 for smaller providers and upto 1.5Million $ for larger hospitals and care providers that meet the Meaningful Use criteria, which include 15 Core-set requirements.#15 requires a Security Risk and a Gap analysis of your practice.
Aegify SecureGRCTM delivers this risk analysis and the reports required for demonstrating Meaningful use.
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