As a Covered Entity or Business Associate, you and your staff must have access to and awareness of all up-to-date HIPAA compliance written policies and procedures.The first thing a HIPAA auditor looks for are these written policies and that they have been distributed to everyone in your office.
At EPICompliance we handle this for you and supply all continually updated policies online for:
These policies and their updates are electronically distributed to all staff members with provable verification of individual receipt.
Detailed records of your Compliance policies and procedures are then securely stored for a minimum of six years and are immediately available to prove compliance in the event of an audit.
We have been working with EPICompliance for 3+ years and gladly so! Always on the edge of what is happening.
We had an inspector show up during the busiest time of the day asking to see our hazardous waste disposal policy. In the past, I would have to dig through policy documents and hope that the requested policy had been updated and training performed timely.
In our legal practice we handle medical records all the time. EPICompliance is a tool we rely upon for staff training especially.