DQS Certification is a premium Consulting, Assessment and Management Certification agency and provides services for CMMI Assessment, Consulting and Training, ISO Certifications, SSAE16, HIPAA, CSQA, CSBA, CSPM, Mystery Audits.

HIPAA Services

HIPAA is an acronym for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. It is a federal law that has been amended to the Internal Revenue Code of 1996. It was designed to improve portability and continuity of health insurance coverage in the group and individual markets.

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), USA is responsible for the management for enforcing Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Rule. According to Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) there is no organization which can certify Individuals as HIPAA Certified, or certify Organizations or their products as HIPAA Certified or certify that they are Official HIPPA Certified.

HIPAA Compliance required an organization to undergo regular periodic evaluation of its Technical and Non-Technical activities and functions, to ensure that the Security Policies and Procedures are in compliance with the required Security Requirements. DQS India provides the HIPPA Compliance Audit and regular periodic Assessment Services to organizations.  DQS India provides HIPAA Compliance Assessment Report after the assessment for the HIPAA Compliance at the selected entity.

HIPAA Compliance Assessment Report provided after the HIPAA Compliance assessment conducted for the selected entity, contains details on the HIPAA Compliance. This report can be used as reference during the DHHS Audits as an evaluation report of HIPAA Compliance status. HIPAA Compliance Assessment Report provide inputs on the Compliance status of the Organization (entity) and the Product.

DQS India offers HIPAA Services in the following categories:

HIPAA Training and Certifications

It is required by the Organizations under HIPAA regulation to have their employees handling key activities should be trained on HIPAA, in order to protect patient health information. To fulfil this need DQS India provides different types of certifications aimed at the HIPAA Compliance.

For details refer to the HIPAA Certification and Training page.

HIPAA Compliance Assessment Services

As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, it is required by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act that all Business Associates to compliant with the Privacy Rule, complete Security Rule by statute and the terms and conditions of the Business Associate Contracts (BAC) signed with covered entity effective from 17 Feb 2011.

These Business Associates generally includes businesses dealing with Medical Transcription, Medical Billing, IT Vendors, and EMR Solution Provider etc. Non Compliance of BAs with HIPAA can result in the termination of contract, penalties, law suits and monetary fine and they are subjected to Civil and Criminal Liability. And these penalties can be as high as Million of USD, including imprisonment for the offense.

DQS India offers HIPAA following services to make your Organization HIPAA Compliant

  • HIPAA Audit
  • HIPAA Risk Assessment
  • HIPAA QMS (containing Policy and Procedures)
  • HIPAA Contingency Planning

For details refer to the HIPAA Services page.

HIPAA Compliance Product Suite

HIPAA Compliance Product Suite, also known as HIPAA Toolkit, is a comprehensive, structured collection of inter-linked, free-flowing documentation. HIPAA Compliance Product Suite has Processes, Guidelines, Checklists, and Templates which are arranged in a multilayered hierarchy and easily accessible by a click on the Browser.

In the HIPAA Toolkit, the Processes, Guidelines, Checklists, and Templates are very user-friendly. User-friendliness brings Acceptability. Acceptability brings change in Working Culture. And this is Your Objective.

HIPAA Toolkit is further customized based on the questionnaire given and is delivered to you in a customized form.

Examples of some of the artefacts available in HIPAA Toolkit are:

  • Risk Assessment Plan
  • Risk Log
  • Business Impact Analysis
  • Contingency Program Policy & Standards
  • Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP)
  • Business Continuity Plan (BCP)

For more information please refer to the HIPAA Toolkit – Software and Tools.