Are YOU HIPAA (TX HB 300) Compliant in Texas?

It’s the law! Federal and state laws require patient medical information be protected and secured. 

Protecting sensitive medical information can be challenging with today’s security breaches. Anyone who has contact with protected health information must be trained on how to keep that information protected and out of the hands of a potential fraudster. The state of Texas has enacted a bill that enhances what HIPPA already has in place.

Few things are as personal, private, or important as medical records. Your Texas organization must know how to protect and secure sensitive medical information.

Texas House Bill 300 (TX HB 300) was signed by Texas Governor Rick Perry and took effect on September 1, 2012. Texas HB 300 revised and expanded the definition of a federal HIPAA covered entity in Texas. The Texas Health and Safety Code defines covered entities as any individual, business, or organization that:

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