HIPPA Preparedness Statement :
Bestscribe recognizes the significant changes that the HIPAA regulations present to the health care industry. Bestscribe is committed to helping our clients achieve HIPAA compliance within the timelines established by the regulations.
Bestscribe is undertaking the effort and expending substantial sums in order to be responsive and knowledgeable regarding HIPAA regulations and their impact on our customers. Bestscribe understands that some of the HIPAA regulations have not yet been finalized, and are subject to change. Going forward, Bestscribe guiding principle is to make every reasonable effort to be knowledgeable and responsive regarding HIPAA regulations, and to act as a business associate in all client activities geared toward achieving HIPAA compliance within the mandated timeframes.
Safeguarding the confidentiality of patient information is at the heart of HIPAA legislation. Every healthcare system must have effective systems in place to uphold these important - and often complex - regulations.
Some important links that provide information on HIPAA developments in the US are:
- The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
- HIPAA News Related Websites
- HIPAA Advisory
- HIPAA Standards
- Implementation Guides Adopted for use under HIPAA