Surviving a Hipaa Audit

Surviving a Hipaa Audit : Learning the Art of Compliance

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Crucial information at a bargain price. The HIPAA "pay me now, or pay me later" book designed to help an organization avoid fines and sanctions. HIPAA audits have expanded in the post-Anthem data breach world. Government privacy fines are increasing into the millions ($1.5 million max per day of violation). Unaware businesses now face federal and state HIPAA privacy and security investigations that could result in serious fines and penalties -- even jail time in extreme cases. State Attorneys General now empowered to conduct HIPAA investigations. Do not be caught unaware. Take prudent corrective actions now. Be guided by a HIPAA veteran who relies on industry best practices to provide simple solutions to the reader. Surviving A HIPAA Audit -- Jump Start Guide, gives medical practitioners and audit laymen the inside track to prepare for a HIPAA audit or just build a better compliance program. Dave Sweigert cuts through the bureaucratic red-tape and provides practical tips and tricks to quickly prepare a mid-sized business associate or state government program for the federal auditors. Step-by-step instructions make it perfect for novice grappling with privacy and security issues. This book cuts to the chase and provides an entertaining approach to dry material. A practical and sometimes irrevent journey through the maze of HIPAA compliance. With the recent HIPAA fines of $4.8 Million at one institution, medical professionals should not gamble with their practice or career and try and "wing it" with federal auditors. Enjoy peace of mind knowing that your practice or institution is on the road to audit readiness with Surviving A HIPAA Audit -- Jump Start Guide. Author Dave Sweigert is an industry insider with over a decade of experience as a HIPAA compliance expert and the holder of these credentials: CISA, CISSP, HCISPP, PMP, Security+. He has been awarded two Masters degrees in Information Security and Project Management.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 222 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 12.7mm | 394.62g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507617453
  • 9781507617458

About Dave Sweigert

Dave Sweigert has more than ten years experience in addressing the concerns of HIPAA compliance. He has consulted to Kaiser-Permanente, the U.S. National Security Agency, NASA and is the former Statewide I.T. Security Policy Officer for the State of Ohio. This book was written to address the panic and angst generate by multi-million dollar fines for HIPAA privacy and security violations. This is the quick start guide book to provide the newly appointed privacy or security officer to get a jump start on preparing for a HIPAA audit. It guides the reader through the process of creating evidence in a compliance program for audit readiness. If this book helps your practice or hospital avoid just one audit finding by an HHS OCR auditor, it would have paid for itself a dozen times. Mr. Sweigert holds several industry credentials; including: CISA, CISSP, HCISPP, PMP, Security+, as well as two Masters degrees (Project Management and Information Security). He is also a licensed Emergency Medical Technician (B).show more