Stop Worrying about HIPAA
Privacy and Security!
These laws mandate the procedures for managing patientís Protected Health Information.
|What is HIPAA?|
|The Privacy Rule and the Security Rule.|
|The Privacy Rule and Security
Rule are the two rules that regulate how protected health information
(PHI) is maintained, disclosed, used, or accessed.
|How does HIPAA affect you?|
Each practice must establish, implement, and continually use a formal HIPAA Compliance Plan. Everyone in your practice must be trained in accordance with HIPAA law to ensure patientís health information is protected. Every practice must also establish an ongoing update program and training schedule to continually stay in compliance with the changes that develop in the law.
|National Privider Identifier (NPI)|
|On May 23, 2007
the NPI will be the only provider identifying number you can use for insurance,
prescriptions, and referrals. It will replace every legacy identification
number you currently use (i.e. UPIN, Blue Cross, and Blue Shield Numbers,
CHAMPUS Numbers, Medicare Number, etc.). There is a lot of preparation
that must be done to make sure your NPI implementation is completed by
Without your NPI number and a knowledge of what to do
HCSI has a complete Implementation Plan included as part of our HCSI "Compliance Solution." This plan will help you to easily complete the implementation process for your NPI.
|An easy and effective way to implement
a HIPAA compliance plan that addresses all the statutes and trains your
|Help for your employees|
|We provide both initial and ongoing
training in HIPAA Privacy and Security to keep your staff continuously
current on the latest rules and regulations.
|Help for your patients|
| We help you inform your patients
on what they need to know about the law. We help your patients feel comfortable
in your office because your whole staff is confident and knowledgeable
in how to properly protect your patientsí health information.
|Help for you|
|We eliminate the headache and
time that it takes to come up with quality initial training and ongoing
training. We eliminate the worry of remembering when audits, ongoing training,
or other specifications need to be done by sending regular updates to
|Why you should purchase your HIPAA compliance plan from HCSI.|