Let’s finish our journey and really get started implementing your HIPAA Compliance Plan.
Now that you have an idea of what the required and addressable implementation specifications are, you should look at the HIPAA standards, which are absolutely required. The implementation specifications that we covered in our prior posts are often used to address the standards. If you missed the administrative, physical, technical, organizational or documentation implementation specifications and our break down of what required verses addressable is, check out our previous posts here.
Also, before diving in, it’s important to note that the HIPAA standards require a lot of documentation, so plan on documenting everything: your plans, policies, procedures, practices and anything else that you do to protect health information and comply with HIPAA.
Okay, let’s check out the HIPAA standards:
If you’re ready to start meeting these HIPAA standards, sign up with HIPAAgps today to get started on your risk assessment and HIPAA Compliance Plan! We provide tools to help you and other health care organizations meet the many required and addressable HIPAA standards seen in these tables.