Quick Reference to HIPAA Compliance
Essential HIPAA information in an easy-to-use format!
Quick Reference to HIPAA Compliance is a guide for human resources managers and employee benefits professionals who administer employer-sponsored health plans, health care providers and anyone who needs to understand and comply with all the regulations under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
It provides essential information in an easy-to-use format, and includes practical tools such as:
- Sample notices
- And more!
The 2012/2013 Edition has been updated to include:
- An enhanced section summarizing major points of National Health Care Reform, including changes effective from 2010 through 2014 and discussion of the recent Supreme Court landmark decision upholding the constitutionality of the mandate that individuals must purchase health insurance as of 2014
- Review of new proposed rules under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) concerning the accounting of disclosures requirement, which would give individuals the right to obtain a report on the identity of anyone who has electronically accessed their protected health information
- Discussion of increasing responsibilities for business associates
- Discussion of increased enforcement efforts by HHS