What are the privacy and cyber-security regulations and guidelines for the health insurance industry? There are many new and evolving guidelines that narrow privacy and information security regulations. Below are three of the daunting array of regulations, standards, guidelines, and alliances can be daunting aimed at the health insurance industry. They each promote privacy and security of patient health information (PHI). Key Resources mainframe vulnerability software and services provides the first line of defense against mainframe data breaches.
- HIPAA remains the primary regulation for the U.S. Health Insurance industry for protecting patient health information (PHI)
- HITECH was introduced by the U.S. Federal Government to promote the adoption of electric transmission of health information, and it provisions to enforce the HIPAA rules
- HITRUST is a collaboration of healthcare, business, technology, and information security leaders.