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October 3, 2013

With important changes taking place right now in the medical industry, we are providing our healthcare clients with business critical HIPAA compliance updates.

New HIPAA regulations are currently in effect.
Is your practice compliant?


As you may know, the HIPAA Omnibus compliance date was September 23. Here at eNet Systems, Inc., we're still taking steps to help practices become compliant.


Don't Risk Fines and Penalties - Become Compliant Now

Just because you didn't get a call from the Department of Health and Human Services on September 24 to schedule a HIPAA audit, doesn't mean you're off the hook. Audits and resulting fines and penalties are sure to come for many non-compliant practices. Read more. It is your responsibility to become compliant. The longer you wait, the more your fines may be. eNet Systems is here to help you through the entire process. Call 281-403-9561 today to get started or visit our website.




eNet Systems, Inc. is now a Certified Business Associate

We have taken the steps necessary to become a Certified Business Associate so you can rest assured that:
  • We are compliant with all current HIPAA regulations applicable to us
  • We are committed to eliminating the risk of HIPAA non-compliance among our clients
  • We have expertise in HIPAA Privacy and Security regulations and have the knowledge to pass a rigorous certification exam and audit
  • We are also compliant with Texas House Bill 300

eNet Systems, Inc. has teamed up with an Industry Expert on the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules

We have formed a partnership with Health Security Solutions to provide our clients with the most complete and up to date information on the new HIPAA rules. Armed with this information, eNet Systems is here to walk you through the entire process – from a risk assessment to making the necessary IT changes to achieve compliance. We can also show you the steps you can take in order to maintain HIPAA compliancy.

The following website from Health Security Solutions has a wealth of information on this topic:

http://www.healthsecuritysolutions.com/


 
HIPAA Action Steps:
  1. Discuss checklist with eNet Systems
  2. Request Risk Assessment
  3. Achieve compliancy with eNet Systems
  4. Stay compliant with the help of eNet Systems

The Latest HIPAA Headlines:

HIPAA Omnibus Rule - Take it Seriously
Don't risk the fines by not taking the new HIPAA Rule seriously. Read more.

Enforcing HIPAA Omnibus: What to Expect
It may not begin immediately, but enforcement of the new HIPAA rule will happen. Review article.

Security Breaches Reported Online
As required by the new HITECH Act, the Secretary of Health and Human Services must post a list of breaches of unsecured protected health information affecting 500 or more individuals. Review the breaches.
HIPAA Background:

HHS Press Release
Read the press release announcing the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. Read now.

HHS Final Rule
Read the final rule on the HITECH Act. Read now.