Physician Practice

Prepare for HIPAA security rule now to avoid problems later

Physician Practice Perspective, July 1, 2004

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Providers aren't ready to meet HIPAA security requirements, according to a study by the nonprofit accreditation organization URAC. Only three out of the 300 healthcare organizations URAC consulted have comprehensive security measures in place, reports the Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report. Act now in anticipation of the April 21, 2005, HIPAA security deadline so your organization won't be left in the dust.

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