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?HIPAA Privacy Regulations The Department of Health and Human Services under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act issued Privacy Regulations with the purpose of protecting the privacy of American patients' health information in numerous ways and creating additional rights for patients regarding their health information. The chief intend of these regulations is to give full control to consumers over their health information; create "boundaries" around how medical records can be used and disclosed; guarantee the security of personal health information; and establish accountability for the use and release of medical records. A proper balance between public responsibilities with privacy protections is also maintained by these regulations. It's a duty of any healthcare provider to safeguard patient information. According to the existing law, patients possess the right to sue health care providers who invade their privacy or publish private information about them. New privacy standards will not add to privacy protection; instead, they will add new health care costs and bureaucracy. Under A perfect HIPAA Book can enhance your HIPAA related knowledge and can answer all your queries related to HIPAA and its Rules. We offer HIPAA training manual, the most comprehensive manual for different HIPAA Certifications on Privacy and Security rule or self study HIPAA training. The focus of this book is on the Administrative Simplification portion of HIPAA and the Transactions, Privacy, and Security Rules defined within it. This guide contains explanations of the final Security Rule's standards and implementation specifications in the areas of Administrative, Physical, and Technical Safeguards. Assessment tools, methodologies, and sample security policies that can be utilized to bring a covered entity into compliance are all included in the text. In addition, major networking protocols and technologies are discussed and evaluated in regard to their relevance to information security. This manual helps to understand HIPAA laws, its penalties, how to start compliance etc. This HIPAA guide is invaluable for members of HIPAA compliance teams, HIPAA Privacy Officers, HIPAA Security Officers, project managers, network administrators, consultants, and anyone else involved in HIPAA compliance efforts of organization.
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