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Are you HIPAA/HITECH Compliant?

HIPAA/HITECH Security and Compliance – eGestaltBoth HIPAA and HITECH have gained increasing significance with the health industry's ongoing adoption of electronic information systems. You are mandatorily covered, if you are one of the 600,000 Medical practitioners running your service as a small business or a medium or large hospital. If you are using Information technology through electronic medical records (EMR) you are also governed by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act of 2009.

HIPAA/ HITECH compliance requires covered entities to implement controls and safeguards to protect health information. All doctors, dentists, chiropractors, nurses, psychologists and other professionals Business Associates that handle Patient Health Information (PHI) are required to achieve HITECH/ HIPAA compliance and maintain security and compliance with these regulations.

How to Achieve HIPAA Omnibus Compliance? Learn More

The new HIPAA Omnibus Rule has an increased focus on the way covered entities work in conjunction with their BAs. So, "why risk it when for less than few dollars per day, you can be HIPAA/HITECT compliant!"

Compliance Challenges

  • Building and proving Security and compliance for review by auditors
  • Managing written agreements and proof-of-compliance from all Business Associates and subcontractors with access to PHI.
  • Managing 382 controls under HIPAA/HITECH on which you are assessed on your compliance levels
  • Ensuring that you are continuously secure and compliant.

Impact of Non-compliance

Non-compliance can result in criminal penalties, fines, and even imprisonment for individual owners, employees, and Business Associates of any Covered Entity.

Avail Federal Incentives

The federal government also offers incentives to Covered Entities, up to $44,000 for smaller providers and upto 1.5Million $ for larger hospitals and care providers that meet the Meaningful Use criteria, which include 15 Core-set requirements.#15 requires a Security Risk and a Gap analysis of your practice.

AegifyTM delivers this risk analysis and the reports required for demonstrating Meaningful use.

Achieve HIPAA Omnibus Compliance in six simple steps. Read More

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