This is the second in a three-part ROB podcast series “Issues in HIPAA Compliance” with Marc Haskelson, CEO of Compliancy Group.
PROTECT MATERIALS TAKEN OUT OF OFFICE. If you permit employees to take materials, such as billing documents, home, train employees in procedures to make sure documents are protected.
DON’T GIVE EVERYONE THE SAME PASSWORD. Require each employee with access to HIPAA-protected databases to create their own password, which no one would be likely to guess.
LIMIT ACCESS TO HIPAA-PROTECTED DATA. Think hard about who really needs access to HIPAA-protected information to do their jobs. If their job doesn’t require them to have access, don’t give it to them.
Listen to the other podcasts in this series:
HIPAA Violations: Responsibility & Good-Faith Steps to Remediate