Changes are coming to the HIPAA Privacy Rule, and HIPAAtrek is here to help. Bigger than HITECH, bigger than the Omnibus Rule, over 30% of HIPAA is changing, which will impact your entire compliance program, including BAAs, Policies, and NPPs.
These changes were due to be finalized in March 2023, but the OCR has yet to release them and has not made a statement about this delay. Be sure to check back as this page will be updated when we have more information.
The stated reasons for the 2023 Privacy Rule changes include:
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Over 30% of HIPAA is changing, with implications across your compliance program.
Patients will now have the right to take recordings or photos of their EPHI.
Business Associates that disclose PHI will need updated BAAs.
Plan for the identification, creation, editing, approval, and finalization of new policies.
The NPP itself is changing, as is the requirement to obtain acknowledgement of your NPP.
The larger your organization is, the more staff education and training it will take to change habits, routines, and workflows.
The best way to ensure your organization’s compliance within the timeline allotted by the OCR is to begin with an understanding of your current HIPAA compliance. Our consulting team specifically created the Privacy Gap Assessment in preparation for the proposed modifications to the HIPAA Privacy Rule.
In consultation with your team, our in-house compliance experts will:
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Know where your privacy program stands, so you can build on a strong foundation once the changes are finalized.
Understand the specifics of these changes, and begin preparations by identifying policies and BAAs that will require updates.
Create buy-in among the C-suite, sharing your action plan and budget proactively.
Learn more on our blog:
Proposed Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy Rule 2023: What to Know and How to Prepare
We made you a free cheat sheet to guide your compliance as regulations change.
HIPAAtrek has been proactively preparing our clients for these modifications since early 2022. Built by HIPAA compliance experts who have been in your shoes, we know how challenging sweeping changes to HIPAA can be.
That’s why we work diligently to support our clients through changing regulations with:
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