HIPAA Checklist

HIPAA compliance is a team effort. One slip by any team member or a lapse in your network security can compromise sensitive information. So it’s important to develop a culture of HIPAA compliance. This HIPAA checklist is a guide to making the changes many medical offices around Tampa need.

  • Annual Risk Assessment ______________________
  • Security Officer ______________________
  • HIPAA Policies and Procedures
  • Employee Disciplinary Log
  • Annual Employee Training (at minimum)
  • Managed Firewall
  • Anti-virus/Anti-malware
  • Remote Monitoring/Patch Management
  • Business Class Email with Encryption
  • Backup/Disaster Recovery Solution
  • Business Associate Agreements
  • Inventory of all media containing PHI
  • Proper disposal of ePHI and PHI
  • Server Room Access Log
  • Strong, unique passwords
  • Your network must defend against cyberattacks.

This checklist is not exhaustive, but it’s a good start. It should not be substituted for a comprehensive risk assessment or interpreted as legal advice.

We can provide your annual HIPAA audit, HIPAA policies and procedures, employee training and HIPAA consulting. Call or email for a quote. Bundled pricing discounts apply.

If you would like a printable copy of our HIPAA checklist emailed to you, send an email to hipaa@abcnetfl.com to request one free of charge.