Administrative Simplification

Administrative Simplification refers to the HIPAA provisions designed to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the health care system while maintaining privacy protections of individually identifiable health information.  Includes the Privacy and Security Rules (refer to the individual categories) as well as other general provisions addressed in this category: transactions and code sets standards, employer identifier standard, and national provider identifier standard.  Information on the Breach Notification Rule and Enforcement Rule can also be found here.

 
 Date PostedPublication
9/5/2018 Considerations for Securing Electronic Media and Devices 
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2/20/2018 Breach Portal Required Information 
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6/27/2017 Modernized National Plan and Provider Enumeration System 
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5/24/2017 HIPAA Enforcement Update 2017 
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5/17/2017 About Administrative Simplification 
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4/21/2017 No Business Associate Agreement? $31K Mistake 
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4/12/2017 Overlooking Risks Lead to Breach, $400,000 Settlement 
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3/31/2017 NPI: What You Need to Know 
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2/16/2017 $5.5 Million HIPAA Settlement Shines Light on the Importance of Audit Controls 
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1/19/2017 HIPAA Settlement Demonstrates Importance of Implementing Safeguards for ePHI 
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1/10/2017 Enforcement Action Regarding Breach Notification; Updated Privacy Rule Guidance and FAQ 
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11/30/2016 Phishing Email Disguised as Official OCR Audit Communication 
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9/1/2016 HIPAA Basics for Providers: Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules 
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8/18/2016 Covered Entity Guidance 
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8/18/2016 OCR Announces Initiative to More Widely Investigate Breaches Affecting Fewer than 500 Individuals 
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7/27/2016 OCR 2016 HIPAA Desk Audit Guidance on Selected Protocol Elements 
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7/27/2016 HIPAA Compliance Audits: Phase 2 Informational Webinar 
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7/13/2016 OCR's Phase Two HIPAA Audits Have Begun 
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7/11/2016 Administrative Simplification Enforcement and Testing Tool (ASETT) - Registrant User Manual 
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4/15/2016 Business Associate Listing - Sample Template 
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4/15/2016 HIPAA Audit Pre-Screening Questionnaire 
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4/12/2016 OCR HIPAA Audit Protocol 
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10/26/2015 Sample Breach Notification Letters 
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7/24/2015 Administrative Simplification Compliance Act Waiver Application 
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4/22/2015 Sample Business Associate Agreement Provisions 
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1/7/2015 Administrative Simplification: Overview 
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