HIPAA Policy for Healthcare Employees: Ensuring Confidentiality & Compliance

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has been in effect since 1996, aiming to protect the privacy and security of patients' protected health information (PHI). While healthcare organizations are responsible for implementing HIPAA policies, healthcare employees must also understand that these regulations extend beyond their organization's boundaries.  Business associates, such as IT vendors or subcontractors, must also comply with HIPAA [...]