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Protection Under HIPAA

How HIPAA is used to protect patients' privacy

HIPAA Violations and Enforcement

maximum of $1.5 million HIPAA violation due to willful neglect but violation is corrected within the required time period $10,000 per violation, with an annual maximum of $250,000 for repeat violations $50,000 per violation, with an annual maximum of $1.5 million HIPAA violation is due to willful neglect and is not corrected $50,000 per violation, with an annual maximum of $1.5 million $50,000 per violation, with an annual maximum of $1.5 million Criminal Penalties In June 2005, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) clarified who can be held criminally liable under HIPAA.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA; Pub.L. 104–191, 110 Stat. 1936, enacted August 21, 1996) was enacted by the United States Congress and signed by President Bill Clinton in 1996. It has been known as the Kennedy–Kassebaum Act or Kassebaum–Kennedy Act after two of its leading sponsors.[1][2] Title I of HIPAA protects health insurance coverage for workers and their families when they change or lose their jobs. Title II of HIPAA, known as the Administrative Simplification (AS) provisions, requires the establishment of national standards for electronic health care transactions and national identifiers for providers, health insurance plans, and employers.[3]

HIPAA Training

Our web-based online HIPAA compliance training course is intended to educate & satisfy the mandatory HIPAA & HITECH training component for an organization's staff.

Your Rights Under HIPAA

Health Information Privacy Brochures For Consumers