HIPAA Compliance

Administrative policies to protect Patient Health Information (PHI):

a) The electronic transactions and code requirements (as per national and state law)

b) Privacy requirements-governed by The Department of Health and Human Services

     The 1966 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

      i. The written documents to rights to patient access

      ii. The compliant Officer

      iii.  Training and signed documents

      iv.  Visible sign posted

      v. Written documents for business associates

Under the office of civil rights, OCR, all precautions will be taken and there will be effective communication to healthcare providers involved in patient care.

c) The 2005 HIPAA Security of Technologics Act

    All equipment will be properly monitored through education and communication

    The 2009 Health Information Technology for Economical and Clinical Health Act (HI-TECH).  It governs breaches of HIPAA laws

d) National Provider Numbers have been obtained from the Center for Medicare Service (CMS).  Under the National Plan and Provider Enumeration Systems (NPPES)