Medical Transcription Services and HIPAA Compliance

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HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. There are two facets two HIPAA and one of these affects Medical Transcription Services. The purview of HIPAA includes electronic health care transactions. According to the rules and regulations put in place by this Act, all providers of such health care transactions should maintain the national standards that have been designated for the same.

All clients using medical transcription services must achieve HIPAA compliance. This also helps ensure the privacy and security of the health data. HIPAA regulations work under pre-determined timelines, and a client needs to achieve compliance within that time frame. Therefore, it’s important that one selects medical transcription services that are HIPAA compliant.

Good medical transcription services have a HIPAA privacy officer on their roles, who not only manages but also facilitates the HIPAA needs of the client, as well as, the organization in general. It is to be understood that all HIPAA regulations are subject to change and the fact is that these regulations have not been finalized. Therefore it’s important that a company offering medical transcription services is fully responsive towards any and every regulation of HIPAA.



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