Saturday, May 28, 2022

HIPAA Surveys

SURVEY SAYS – – – – –

A Big Thanks! to all who helped by taking the surveys. Hope some of the information helps you too!

Here are the results for The 5 Minute HIPAA Compliance Survey, along with 3 duplicated questions contained in The 30 Second HIPAA Survey. These results are for your use and interpretation in comparing how your HIPAA compliance is coming along:

The questions asked were the following:

1. Do you have a designated privacy officer?
46 Yes 42 No 12 Unsure

2. Have you filed for an extension?
(5 Min.) 16 Yes 69 No 15 Unsure
(30 Sec.) 20 Yes 49 No 25 Unsure 6 In the works

3. Do you have a printed copy of your extension application?
21 Yes 66 No 13 Unsure

4. Have you received a confirmation number?
10 Yes 75 No 15 Unsure

5. Do you have any Business Associate contracts in place?
22 Yes 48 No 30 Unsure

6. Do you use ANSI X12 N for your transactions / code sets?
4 Yes 36 No 60 Unsure

7. Do you have a statement on file from your computer systems or other software providers stating that they are, or will be, HIPAA compliant?
48 Yes 34 No 18 Unsure

8. Has anyone from your office attended a HIPAA seminar?
(5 Min.) 42 Yes 57 No 1 Unsure
(30 Sec.) 35 Yes 53 No 12 Unsure

9. If yes to #8, which one?
21 AOPA 6 Academy 6 OPGA 15 Other

10. Have you purchased a HIPAA manual or CD?
(5 Min.) 40 Yes 57 No 3 Unsure
(30 Sec.) 35 Yes 50 No 15 Unsure

11. If yes to #10, which one?
21 AOPA 3 Academy 6 OPGA 6 Other

12. Have you held at least one HIPAA employee-training meeting?
30 Yes 70 No 0 Unsure

13. Do you have a Notice of Privacy Practices posted?
31 Yes 62 No 7 Unsure

14. As referenced in AOPA In Advance (AIA), have you conducted a “security gap analysis?”
16 Yes 76 No 8 Unsure

15. As referenced in AOPA In Advance (AIA), do you have a list of where Protected Health Information (PHI) is?
34 Yes 51 No 16 Unsure

16. Participants who were willing to submit their name / facility / location.
9 Yes 91 No

(Due to the overwhelming response for anonymity, those persons who did submit their names will not be published. The purpose of this question was to provide comparison data for practitioners who may be in similar facilities / situations.)

Thanks Again!

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* Michael S. Johnson, CO *
* NCOPE Resident Prosthetist*
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