HIPAA compliance is the process that business associates and covered entities follow to protect and secure Protected Health Information (PHI) as prescribed by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. The three components of HIPAA security rule compliance. Keeping patient data safe requires healthcare organizations to exercise best practices in three areas: administrative, physical security, and technical security.
The initial assessment determines if the mandatory requirements of the standard are being met and if the management system is capable of proceeding to stage 2
This second assessment determines the effectiveness of the system and seeks to confirm that the management system is implemented and operational
At this point in the process we review any corrective action taken to address findings raised at stage 1 & 2. Certification may be recommended
The organisation’s file are reviewed by an independent and impartial panel and the certifxication decision is made
Successful certification is communicated to the client. Certificates are issued