Are you an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) working in the United States? Then you are obligated to comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accessibility Act. This basically means that you must be very, very careful in how you store your clients' information and how you communicate with them--and you may have no idea how some of the practices you take for granted may be putting Protected Health Information (PHI) at risk.Read More
Are you using a mobile device, like an iPad or an Android phone to access any client information?
Wake up the device(s) you are using to interact with clients and store their PHI.
Did you have to enter a passcode?Read More
You may not be aware of this, but one important component of HIPAA is that you must post your Notice of Privacy Practices on your website.Read More