Interesting HIPAA Facts

Some interesting facts about HIPAA:

HIPAA stands for "The Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act" enacted in 1996.The average fine for a HIPAA violation is $1,500,000.Some PHI identifiers you may not have thought of include: vehicle identifiers, IP address, web URLs.Your Protected Health Information (PHI) is protected for FIFTY YEARS after you die!If you're doing a SECURITY RISK ASSESSMENT you are only addressing 1/3 of 1 rule!94% of healthcare organizations FAIL their audit because they did not have an effective compliance program.