21 HIPAA Information Security Policies

We are releasing 21 HIPAA Information Security Program Policies and Procedures:

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Top 25 Information Security Program Policies and Procedures:


For easy configuration, each policy comes with a standard Docx Template. Moreover, a questionnaire accompanies each policy to extract necessary information and stimulate critical thinking for the team to meet the policy requirements.

HIPAA Compliance and ePHI Protection Policy:

A comprehensive approach to HIPAA compliance, ensuring protection and proper handling of ePHI across all operational areas.

PHI and ePHI Access Control Policy:

Strict access controls for both PHI and ePHI, limiting access to authorized personnel only.

Encryption and Data Transmission Security Policy:

Implement encryption protocols for PHI and ePHI, both at rest and in transit, ensuring data confidentiality and integrity.

Patient Rights, Access, and Privacy Policy:

Procedures ensuring patients’ rights regarding their health information, including access, amendment requests, and privacy protections.

PHI Disclosure, Consent, and De-identification Policy:

Guidelines for PHI disclosure, obtaining patient consent, and de-identifying data for research or other activities.

Data Breach Response and Notification Policy:

Specific plans for responding to breaches involving PHI, including required notifications as per HIPAA.

Healthcare Employee Security Training and Awareness Policy:

Regular training for staff on HIPAA compliance, ePHI handling, and patient privacy rights.

Third-Party Vendor and Business Associate Management Policy:

Managing risks associated with third-party vendors and business associates who handle PHI, ensuring HIPAA compliance.

Healthcare Data Integrity and Audit Control Policy:

Ensuring accuracy and integrity of PHI and implementing audit controls as required by HIPAA.

Mobile and Telemedicine Health Security Policy:

Addressing security concerns in mobile health applications, devices, and telemedicine.

PHI Record Retention, Disposal, and Emergency Access Policy:

Guidelines for PHI record retention and disposal, and protocols for emergency access to PHI.

Healthcare Cloud Computing and EHR Security Policy:

Security measures for cloud computing environments and Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems.

Healthcare Facility and Physical Security Policy:

Physical security measures specific to healthcare facilities handling PHI.

Patient Communication and Mobile Device Security Policy:

Securing channels for patient communication and setting rules for securing mobile devices used in healthcare settings.

Risk Management and Compliance Monitoring Policy:

Identifying, assessing, and managing risks related to PHI and monitoring compliance with HIPAA regulations.

Incident Reporting and Response Policy:

Guidelines for reporting and managing security incidents involving PHI.

Device and Media Controls Policy:

Managing the movement, disposal, and security of devices and media containing PHI.

Workforce Security and Background Checks Policy:

Ensuring appropriate clearance procedures and background checks for staff handling PHI.

Healthcare Audit and Accountability Policy:

Implementing audit trails and accountability measures for activities involving PHI.

Emergency Mode Operation and Contingency Planning Policy:

Developing plans for maintaining PHI security and accessibility during emergencies and disasters.

IoT Healthcare Policy 

Complements the Mobile and Telemedicine Health Security Policy with IoT-specific security measures.


Top 25 Information Security Policies – CISO Membership

Top 25 Information Security Policies – Non CISO Membership


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