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The Effects of HIPAA Regulations

What are the effects of HIPAA regulations on program evaluation? How would these influence collecting data at your organization?

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1. What are the effects of HIPAA regulations on program evaluation? How would these influence collecting data at your organization?

According to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), covered entities must comply with regulations and security standards. These technical and non- technical safeguards are intended to secure the access and transmission of electronic protected health information (e-PHI). However, there is also an Evaluation Standard in the HIPAA Security Regulation, where the Evaluation Program ensures that the covered entity appropriately maintains its security policies, procedures and technical safeguards. This program evaluation prevents a covered entity from risking potential ...

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This is a discussion of the effects of HIPAA regulations on program evaluation, as well as how these regulations would influence collecting data at a healthcare organization.

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