Paramount Counseling Services (PCS) based in Whitefish Bay, WI, a mental health agency providing counseling and psychotherapy services to outpatients, has proven its compliance with the requirements of the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act.
Paramount Counseling Services is serious about HIPAA compliance, which involves protecting its clients’ health data, both personal and highly sensitive data. PCS stated that it is diligently working on HIPAA compliance to ensure confidentiality and security of its client’s information.
PCS opted to partner with Compliancy Group to achieve all compliance requirements of the HIPAA Privacy Rule, HIPAA Breach Notification Rule, HIPAA Security Rule, the HITECH Act and the HIPAA Omnibus Rule. The process entails using Compliancy Group’s tested HIPAA compliance strategy and its exclusive compliance tracking software called The Guard.
PCS stated that partnering with Compliancy Group was necessary because of its knowledge, experience and tools that could support PCS’ efforts to achieve full HIPAA regulations compliance. A HIPAA compliance certification can help significantly in giving clients the assurance that their information are safe and protected.
PCS successfully completed the Compliancy Group’s 6-Stage HIPAA Risk Analysis and remediation process. In fact, Compliancy Group ’s experts and compliance coaches already confirmed PCS as having implemented a reliable HIPAA compliance program. Hence, the mental health agency received the HIPAA Seal of Compliance award.
With the receipt of the HIPAA Seal of Compliance, PCS demonstrated its commitment to keep the privacy and security of its clients’ sensitive data.
Clients and patients now have better awareness of the HIPAA requirements, which protect their privacy rights and mandates providers to ensure the safety of personal and protected health information (PHI). Forward-thinking healthcare providers today strive to have the HIPAA Seal of Compliance to prove their HIPAA compliance and make their products and services standout.