Is it HIPPA or HIPAA? Your compliance questions answered.
The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has caused quite a stir in the EU, but it’s reach extends far beyond Europe. As many companies in the US close their brick and mortar stores due to COVID-19, many companies are moving online and going global. However, there are unique privacy implications related to collecting and sharing international data under GDPR. These are the factors that need to be considered when developing a compliance program for a US based company that is complying with EU laws.
In response to the global spread of COVID19, the novel coronavirus, many organizations are requiring employees to work remotely. While working from home might seem like a dream come true to many people, the transition can be a bit overwhelming in practice, especially if you handle Protected Health Information (PHI) or other sensitive data. Here are some helpful tips to securely work from home.
In general, HIPAA does not give family members the right to access patient records, even if that family member is paying for healthcare premiums, unless the patient is a minor, a spouse, or has designated them as a personal representative.
However, there are several exceptions and circumstances in which patient data can be shared with family members or other individuals.
In the event of a power outage, patient data can be at risk if there are not proper precautions and security measures in place. Therefore, these batteries are definitely required.
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This article breaks down each category of HIPAA security controls for ease of understanding when developing HIPAA documentation and training materials.