HIPAA Security Basics- Keeping your Medical Web-Based Business Compliant

Medical web-based businesses have been on the rise, while the number of HIPAA enforcement actions by the US Department of Health and Human Services has risen exponentially as well. Since the beginning of this year HHS has announced several large settlements with companies that failed to comply with HIPAAs requirements. For example in January HHS announced a million settlement with a health insurance company when a breach resulted from a stolen portable USB device containing PHI.