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What Is HIPAA Compliance?

tyler_munro Tugboat Employee Tugboat Team
edited September 9 in HIPAA

HIPAA is so hot right now. Everybody’s talking about it. And it seems like everybody’s an expert on it too. But don’t believe everything you’ve heard. Most of it is flat-out wrong.

For instance, vaccine passports aren’t a HIPAA violation. Nor are mask mandates. HIPAA doesn’t cover free speech, either (that’s the First Amendment, y’all). And sorry Mrs. Lowe (of Tiger King fame), HIPAA does not cover lion cubs.

Today, we’re setting the record straight, with everything you need to know about HIPAA compliance—not to be confused with HIPPAA, HIPPA or HIPA, which aren’t real things. If your business needs to get compliant, this primer is a great place to start.

Read the entire blog here