THE HEALTH INSURANCE PORTABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT HIPAA

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act modernized the flow of healthcare information, stipulates how personally identifiable information maintained by the healthcare and healthcare insurance industries should be protected from fraud and theft, and addressed some limitations on healthcare insurance coverage. The act consists of five titles:

  • Title I of HIPAA protects health insurance coverage for workers and their families when they change or lose their jobs.

  • Title II of HIPAA, known as the Administrative Simplification (AS) provisions, requires the establishment of national standards for electronic health care transactions and national identifiers for providers, health insurance plans, and employers.

  • Title III sets guidelines for pre-tax medical spending accounts.

  • Title IV sets guidelines for group health plans.

  • Title V governs company-owned life insurance policies.

TAMKEEN SECURITY helps organization to compliant with requirements by following below activities:

  • Gap assessment of HIPAA requirements

  • Action Plan and recommendation for Identified gaps

  • Support during implementation of recommendations