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Public Law 104-191, better known as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), is one of the most important data protection regulations in effect within the United States. It aims to ensure that all subject organizations undertake appropriate privacy protection measures to adequately protect any individually identifiable health information that an organization may have.
Those unable to do so risk facing financial, operational, reputational, and regulatory repercussions that may seriously jeopardize an organization’s ability to conduct its business.
Hence, understanding all of the major provisions of HIPAA is critical for an organization aiming to achieve HIPAA compliance.
Here are some other commonly asked questions you may have related to HIPAA compliance:
There are 5 HIPAA rules. However, for HIPAA compliance, the three major rules an organization must focus on includes the following:
The exact penalties for an organization may differ based on the nature of its violation. It can range from $127 per violation to $1,919,173, depending on whether the offending organization was willfully negligent and did not remedy the situation. Additional criminal penalties may also follow, as well as prison sentences for those personnel directly responsible for these violations.
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At Securiti, our mission is to enable enterprises to safely harness the incredible power of data and the cloud by controlling the complex security, privacy and compliance risks.