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What is HIPAA and How it Affects Your Organization - An Introduction

What is HIPAA and How it Affects Your Organization - An Introduction

Twenty years ago, August 21 1996, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted by the Unites States Congress and signed by the President. Title II of HIPAA established national standards for electronic healthcare transactions. This legislation provides data privacy and security provisions that are designed to protect health insurance coverage for individuals. Under HIPAA, healthcare organizations are legally required to secure access and spread of their customer’s health data. Violations of HIPAA include penalties that may surpass annual maximum of $1,500,000 and may include imprisonment. For obvious reasons, it is essential to ensure the security of your customers’ data. How is your organization currently handling this information and how is that going to be maintained during the upcoming 2017 Open Enrollment Period?