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HIPAA - The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

  • HIPAA Certification and Consulting in India.


    The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a law of US Department of Health and Human Services. HIPAA is a regulatory requirement which stands for use and disclosure of health information of individuals. HIPAA mainly focus on data privacy, security and controls for safe guard medical information. HIPAA Privacy Rule is to protect patients' personal or protected health information (PHI). The Privacy Rule give guarantee to patients that the right to receive their own PHI, upon request, from healthcare providers covered by HIPAA.

    The HIPAA Privacy Rule applies to organizations that are considered HIPAA-covered entities. It also requires covered entities that work with a HIPAA business associate to produce a contract that imposes specific safeguards on the PHI that the BA uses or discloses.

    Failling to comply with HIPAA Privacy Rule, victim of healthcare data breach, failling to provide access to patients for their PHI, OCR can impose penalty or fine. Privacy rule penalties vary depending on the severity of the infraction.

    Major amendments since 1996:

  • The Security Rule Amendment of 2003
  • Technical Safeguards
  • Physical Safeguards
  • Administrative Safeguards
  • The Privacy Rule Amendment of 2003
  • The Breach Notification Rule of 2009
  • The Final Omnibus Rule of 2013

  • Roadmap for HIPAA Certification


    GAP Assessment -> Documentation -> Training -> Internal Audit -> Certification Audit -> Certification

    HIPAA Certification and Consulting in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Hyderabad, Telangana, Bangalore, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, Uttrakhand.


    Training:-
    Niall Services offer’s a customized training programme on HIPAA for:-

  1. HIPAA - Awareness on implementation and documentation requirements