This HIPAA Data Integrity Controls Policy Template is in Microsoft Word (.docx) format for easy editing. Each template is guaranteed to be fully HIPAA & HITECH compliant when properly implemented.
HIPAA Data Integrity Controls Policy Template
With our HIPAA Data Integrity Controls Policy Template, you can easily establish effective measures to ensure your ePHI remains secure and pristine. By implementing these electronic mechanisms, your organization will gain peace of mind knowing that this data is not vulnerable from malicious manipulation or unintentional negligence.
The template was developed by experienced security professionals knowledgeable of both the HIPAA Security Rule requirements as well as best practices for data integrity protections. It covers all the necessary aspects of data integrity controls including physical, technical, and administrative safeguards to help you protect this essential information.
SAMPLE TEXT: ENTITY NAME has adopted this Data Integrity Controls Policy in order to recognize the requirement to comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”), as amended by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (“HITECH”) Act of 2009 (Title XIII of division A and Title IV of division B of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act “ARRA”) and the HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule (Effective Date: March 26, 2013). We acknowledge that full compliance with the HIPAA Final Rule is required by or before September 23, 2013.
ENTITY NAME hereby acknowledges our duty and responsibility to protect the privacy and security of Individually Identifiable Health Information (“IIHI”) generally, and Protected Health Information (“PHI”) as defined in the HIPAA Regulations, under the regulations implementing HIPAA, other federal and state laws protecting the confidentiality of personal information, and under principles of general and professional ethics. We also acknowledge our duty and responsibility to support and facilitate the timely and unimpeded flow of health information for lawful and appropriate purposes.
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