Is HIPAA Worth It?

HIPAA is yet another government mandate for American healthcare businesses to address.  We all know it's time consuming, requires a lot of effort to learn, stay current on and to implement.  Plus, it's costly.  But, is it worth it?  Does it truly help the covered entity or business associate in the long run.  You might be surprised by the answer.The simple answer is ABSOLUTELY.First, let's look at HIPAA goals. Basic Goals of HIPAAPortability: To allow patients to transfer their records ...