HIPAA Breach Notification Georgia

HIPAA Breach Notification in Georgia is a hot topic; break the rules and you will be fined, and your reputation will be damaged. Notification Rule 45 CFR §§ 164.400-414 says HIPAA entities and Business Associates must provide notification following a breach of unsecured protected health information (PHI), as it may be disadvantageous and may affect patients. Similar breach notification provisions enforced by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), apply to vendors of personal health records and their third party service providers. Take advantage of our services and avoid breach.

HIPAA Breach Notification in Georgia can result in millions of dollars in fines. Consider the costs of damaged reputations, diminished public trust, and lawsuits, and the costs are possibly higher. We will provide you with appropriate products and services, to guide you on HIPAA Breach Notification. Date of notification is important, and extensive documentation is required within 10 days of breach, with 15 specific components. This area relates to BAA too. Business Associate Agreements must outline responsibilities for breach notification.

HIPAA Privacy Rule up-dates, point in the direction of increased penalties, and frequent audits, following any HIPAA Breach in Georgia, and any case of non-observance of HIPAA Breach Notification in Georgia. The HITECH Act enhanced patient rights, but also imposed heavy technical and procedural burdens on entities which must comply. This reiterates why organization's policies and procedures need extremely focused evaluation, to ensure they meet requirements. The new enforcement and audit requirements also further complicate matters, but we will competently help you to navigate the maze.

InfoSight solutions can be customized to your level of risk, the type of data exposed, the severity of the breach and your budget. From discovery to resolution, we’ll guide you through the necessary steps to reduce the risk of a breach and mitigate the effects of the breach, all while providing high-quality identity theft protection products for those affected.

Here are some questions to ask to determine how vulnerable your network may be:

  • How long ago was my last vulnerability test?
  • How many changes and or upgrades has my network had since my last vulnerability test?
  • Do the counter measures I have in place to prevent an intrusion actually work?
  • What security layers should I implement next to best protect my company's assets?
  • Do I know where confidential and sensitive data is located on my network enterprise wide?
  • How do I know if my IT Security reports are accurate?

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