Take care of patient data — HIPAA violations can cut into your practice’s bottom line
You need to worry about more than just revenue when it comes to running your eye care practice. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requires compliance with patient data safety protocols, and enforces fines and violations for those who break the rules.
Many accidental breaches can occur from a HIPAA violation — there were more than 500 just in 2019, with slips-ups resulting from patient health information disclosures and even misplaced cell phones. Is your office guilty of any of these? We have complied a list of the 10 most common HIPAA violations and the damage they can do — follow the link below to read the list and protect you and your staff from accidental breaches.