HIPAA Audits Coming Your Way- Are You Prepared?

Just when you may be thinking that your compliance and security needs are taken care of, here comes another thing to worry about: The HIPAA Compliance Audit Program. HIPAA Audits will be taken upon accordance with Section 13411 of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act) to ensure that covered entities and their business associates are in compliance with the privacy and security rules of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

VARs and Solution Providers can get assistance from Aegify

Starting in 2011, all medical providers, including physicians, clinics, surgery centers and hospitals that can demonstrate “meaningful use” of health information systems in compliance with new government regulations, are eligible to recover $44,000 to $2.0 Million of their IT investment from the government. Alternately healthcare providers face civil penalties up to $50,000 for willful neglect…