The guidelines issued by the regulators made it clear that full compliance with all of the policies and procedures of HIPAA would be required. Under HIPAA, policies and procedures must be written to apply directly to a business’ operations. These policies and procedures are required to be drafted in line with the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules, and should be reviewed at least annually to account for changes in business operations.
How to Become HIPAA Compliant
There are more than 1000 pages of HIPAA regulations and instructions in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ website. Adding to the confusion is the fact that HIPAA compliance looks different depending upon the size and structure of the organization needing it. What would work for a large regional health system would not be appropriate for a single dispensary.
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