The HIPAA privacy rule was enacted in August 1996 in an attempt to reform healthcare and respond to issues concerning the electronic transmission of patient health information. HIPAA complaints and violations can compromise patients and lead to fines ranging from $100 to $1,500,000 — and even imprisonment. In today’s cybersecurity climate, it’s vital that all locum tenens providers are well-versed in HIPAA compliance to ensure the privacy and security of patients’ health information.
So, how well do you know HIPAA provisions? Take our quiz to find out.