Regardless of the challenges a smaller group might have, a risk assessment is a baseline for any HIPAA program. The cost of this assessment is considerably less than a HIPAA fine.
Tammy WorthContributing Writer https://www.neurologyadvisor.com
Tammy Worth is a freelance health care reporter. As a contributing author to Renal & Urology News, she writes monthly HIPAA and practice management columns. Tammy received a bachelor’s degree in english from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a master’s degree in journalism from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. In addition to her work with Haymarket Media, she has written for more than a decade for outlets including the Los Angeles Times, The Economist, Associated Press, Bloomberg, Health.com, WebMD.com, and KCPT. More of her work can be found at www.tammyworth.com.