common hipaa violations to be aware of
HIPAA Journal shares and explains the most common HIPAA violations that have resulted in financial settlements.
HIPAA violations are discovered through a number of things, such as compliance audits, investigations due to complaints, or through investigations because of a data breach.
From reading patient's files and documents for reasons other than payment or for any healthcare use, to not performing the necessary risk analyses, there are multiple reasons why businesses are not fully HIPAA compliant. HIPAA Journal goes into detail explaining all the ways covered entities and their business associates are risking the integrity of their business and their patients' privacy.
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