PHI In All Forms

Defining Protected Health Information (PHI) PHI is at the very core of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) The underlying purpose of HIPAA is to ensure that the personally identifiable information in a patient’s health record is kept private and protected. This includes all health information, whether physical, electronic, or verbal. In order...
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PHI, TPO, BAA – oh my!

HIPAA’s Language It has been said that HIPAA has its own language. Sometimes it can be a challenge to decipher the acronyms and their meaning. As you train your staff and develop HIPAA policies, you will often come across the following terms: Take the time to thoroughly understand the meaning of these terms and the...
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