HIPAA Audit Tips

HIPAA Audit Tips – Don’t Confuse HIPAA Security Evaluation and Risk Analysis

By |November 19th, 2012|

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series HIPAA Audit Tips

Compliance assessment? Security Evaluation? Risk Assessment? Risk Analysis? Compliance Analysis? Huh?  Lots of confusion continues to swirl around the difference between a HIPAA Security Evaluation versus HIPAA Security Risk Analysis.  No wonder, the terms are often used interchangeably.  Let’s end the confusion… Here’s today’s big tip – Learn the critical difference – Don’t Confuse HIPAA Security Evaluation and Risk Analysis !

HIPAA Audit Tips – OCR Audit Protocol – Risk Analysis

By |July 24th, 2012|

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series HIPAA Audit Tips

In case the HHS / OCR Final Guidance on Risk Analysis published in July 2010 and the May 2012 ONC Guide to Privacy and Security of Health Information were not enough to clarify the importance of and how to actually conduct a bona fide HIPAA Security Risk Analysis, the recently published OCR HIPAA HITECH audit protocols provide further insight into what […]

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