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HIPAA

HIPAA stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Find out more about HIPAA now.

HIPAA Business Associates

HIPAA Business Associates are people or entities that perform functions involving the use or disclose of protected health information.

HIPAA Compliance

HIPAA Covered Entities

A HIPAA-covered entity is an individual, organization, or agency to which the HIPAA Rules apply; covered entities include health care providers, health plans, and health care clearinghouses. 

HIPAA Risk Assessment

A HIPAA risk assessment identifies potential risks and vulnerabilities to the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of all protected health information (PHI) that an organization creates, receives, maintains, or transmits. 

HIPAA R

The HIPAA Rules include the Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules. Find out more about HIPAA now.

HIPAA Rules: Breach Notification Rule

Trying to find out about the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule? Vanta's got you covered. Click here to learn more about HIPAA Breach Notification regulations.

HIPAA Rules: Enforcement Rule

Trying to find the answer to What is the HIPAA Enforcement Rule?‍ Vanta's got you covered. Click here to learn more about the HIPAA enforcement rule here.

HIPAA Rules: Omnibus Rule

The HIPAA Final Omnibus Rule of 2013 was issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to implement required amendments under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act.

HIPAA Rules: Privacy Rule

Trying to find the answer to What is the HIPAA Privacy Rule?‍ Vanta's got you covered. Click here to learn more about the HIPAA Privacy Rule.

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