CMS Releases Free HIPAA Privacy and Security Basics for Providers Fact Sheet

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released a free, downloadable Medicare Learning Network fact sheet on HIPAA privacy and security basics for providers.

This brochure is designed to provide education on basic HIPAA privacy and basic HIPAA security information.

Questions addressed in the fact sheet include the following:

  • What is the HIPAA Privacy Rule?
  • What is the HIPAA Security Rule?
  • How are HIPAA rules applied to covered entities and business associates?
  • What is a covered entity and a business associate?

The fact sheet also provides links to several websites where providers can view additional information on HIPAA compliance, including disposal of protected health information, mobile device security and training materials.

To download the HIPAA fact sheet, click here (pdf).

If you have questions about maintaining HIPAA compliance in your organization, contact PriorityOne Group today to schedule a complimentary Technology Assessment.

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