by Jared Staheli, MPP
Sep 30th, 2013 - Reviewed/Updated Jan 27th
September 23rd, 2013 was the deadline for HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule compliance. It seems to have just snuck up on everybody. ChiroCode & InstaCode Institute have spoken with some clinics who say that they don't need to worry about it because ”they are just a small practice.” Please, do not wait any longer to get compliant! Small practices are being audited. Non-compliance fines are based on each infraction and for every single day not compliant. If you wait too long these fines can become overly burdensome, or even put a small practice out of business. So, where do you start? We've simplified it into three easy steps. To comply with the new HIPAA changes you need to Know, Train, and Take Action!
Step 1: Know
Get the Complete & Easy HIPAA Compliance book from ChiroCode Institute. This updated edition includes an EXCLUSIVE 6 page Ominbus Rule Checklist which identifies where to focus your attention. With it you can easily identify what has changed in the new HIPAA rules. The 45 customizable forms and the Omnibus Rule Checklist can be downloaded immediately upon purchase. You need to start using these forms right away.
CLICK HERE to place your order for the Complete & Easy HIPAA Compliance publication today.
Step 2: Train
We created a free Training Webinar on the HIPAA changes for those who purchase the Complete & Easy HIPAA Compliance book. Ongoing training is a required component for HIPAA compliance. This free webinar is an easy way to document your "Good Faith Efforts" in training.
Step 3: Take Action
The most important action to take right away is to hand out updated Privacy Notice to Patients pamphlets and have these practices posted. The Complete & Easy HIPAA Compliance publication contains the new Notice of Privacy Practices form you can print and distribute, but ChiroCode Institute has made it even easier... Get your new Privacy Notice to Patients with all of the new HIPAA privacy notification requirements conveniently pre-printed on a single tri-fold brochure.
CLICK HERE to order the new pre-printed Privacy Notices.
Recap: Get your copy of the Complete & Easy HIPAA Compliance publication. Watch for the Free HIPAA Webinar available in your account at ChiroCode.com with the purchase of the new manual. Get the new Privacy Notice to Patients pamphlets for your office. Take these steps and you will be able to demonstrate that you are making a "Good Faith Effort" to be up to date and compliant, and you will be well on your way to being prepared for an audit, and protected from non-compliance penalties.