Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Compliance


SEC440 Week 7

HIPAA Compliance

You are a security engineer for a hospital group based in Cincinnati, OH. Your group has just acquired a small hospital in Alba, IA. Currently, everything except insurance billing is done on paper forms. The company CSO has asked you to draft a memo that gives an overview of what will be necessary to bring this small hospital into HIPAA security compliance. Please draft an 800- to 1,200-word paper and submit it to the Dropbox.

Please type a three- to five-page (800 to 1,200 word) paper using APA style, explaining your recommendations and why you think that they are necessary.

Assignment Grading Rubric

Graded Element Percentage
Assignment Content
Discuss the components of an overall compliance plan
Discuss specific Administrative, Physical and Technical safeguards that should be implemented
Required Length 10%
Spelling and Grammar 5%
APA Style 5%
Submit your assignment to the Dropbox located on the silver tab at the top of this page. For instructions on how to use the Dropbox, read these step-by-step instructions or watch this Tutorial Dropbox Tutorial.

See the Syllabus section “Due Dates for Assignments & Exams” for due date information.