Get secure email through Google (G Suite – just like GMail), as well as a secure calendar and secure Google Drive. We will handle all the administrative tasks for you, and will get the HIPAA Business Associate Agreement (BAA) setup with Google. Why pay a fortune for cumbersome secure email when you can use G Suite and get HIPAA compliant email, calendar, and more? [Read more…]
Yes. You can use Schedule > Bill > Deliver and still be HIPAA compliant.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) sets forth privacy and security standards for any entity that uses or discloses protected health information. For information on HIPAA, visit the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website.
For any business that treats patients/clients and is subject to HIPAA, compliance is an organization-wide obligation requiring procedural standards and business practices that protect the privacy and security of patient/client information. As part of these obligations, the business must ensure it only utilizes software that has adequate safeguards to protect patient/client information.
To keep client information protected Schedule > Bill > Deliver employs the following technological safeguards: Client information is protected using 128-bit SSL encryption; accounts require secure login with password; timed auto-logouts; and data is backed-up on a daily basis.
Schedule > Bill > Deliver also provides numerous settings and features to facilitate procedural standards including multiple user access levels, and the ability to easily add and remove users.
Though, as with any technology, it’s incumbent upon you to properly incorporate Schedule > Bill > Deliver into your business practices and make your own assessment of your resulting overall HIPAA compliance, you can use Schedule > Bill > Deliver to meet your needs while meeting your HIPAA obligations.
To find out more about how Schedule > Bill > Deliver can help you build your practice, click here.
What is Google Apps for Work? Google Apps, now known as G Suite, is a cloud-based productivity suite that helps teams communicate, collaborate and get things done from anywhere and on any device. Google Apps is simple to use, simple to set up, and simple to manage. We want you to focus on building your practice, not on fiddling with mail or other computer issues. Click here to find out how you can get HIPAA compliant email through G Suite, including a Business Associate Agreement with Google.
Do psychologists and other mental health providers use Google Apps for Work? Millions of organizations – including therapy practices that need to meet HIPAA requirements – count on Google Apps for professional email, sharing documents, online calendars, editing documents online and more. Psychologists, psychiatrists, and other mental health care providers who need to comply with HIPAA requirements can use Google Apps. [Read more…]
If you are a “covered entity” then you or your organization needs to comply with the requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
This page provides initial guidance on how to determine whether you or your organization is a “covered entity”, under the Administrative Simplification provisions of HIPAA. [Read more…]
If you are concerned about secure online sessions with clients, then you’ve come to the right place. We are too. You need to protect the privacy of all sessions that you have with clients, including any online sessions. For health professionals practicing in the United States, The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) spells out privacy and security standards. You can access information about the HIPAA Security Standards on The Department of Health and Human Services website. Fortunately, you can use a standard platform for online meetings and comply with HIPAA requirements. [Read more…]