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HIPAA Privacy & Security Resources

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AMA-developed resources walk physicians through what is needed to comply with the required HIPAA privacy and security rules. The step-by-step guidance helps practices understand these rules and participate in a formal HIPAA compliance plan designed to ensure all the requirements are met.

Subjects included are:

  • Understanding the Basics
  • Knowing Compliance Requirements
  • Prioritizing Compliance Activities
  • Making Notice of Privacy Practices Meaningful
  • Understanding the Breach Notification Rule
  • Evaluating Business Associates
  • Understanding the HIPAA Security Rule
  • Knowing Patients’ Rights
  • Limiting Disclosures of PHI to the Minimum Necessary
  • Being Aware of Significant Penalties
  • Looking to the AMA and Website Resources for Updates
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