Addressable: Verifying that access granting policies and procedures are in place |
This section of HIPAA reads as "Implement policies and procedures for granting access to electronic protected health information, for example, through access to a workstation, transaction, program, process, or other mechanism."
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Related Alerts and Reports:
164.308 (a)(1)(ii)(A) Security Management: Risk Analysis
Required: Assessment of risks and vulnerabilities of ePHI
164.308 (a)(1)(ii)(D) Security Management: Information System Activity Review
Required: Regular reviews of audit logs and other tracking information
164.308 (a)(3)(ii)(C) Workforce Security: Termination Procedures
Addressable: Making sure that proper employee termination procedures are followed
164.308 (a)(4)(ii)(C): Information Access Management: Access Establishment and Modification
Addressable: Granting and changing access to workstation and other components
164.308 (a)(5)(ii)(B) Security Awareness and Training: Protection from Malicious Software
Addressable: Procedures for guarding against, detecting, and reporting malicious software
164.308 (a)(5)(ii)(C) Security Awareness and Training: Log-in Monitoring
Addressable: Procedures for monitoring log-in attempts and reporting discrepancies
164.308 (a)(5)(ii)(D) Security Awareness and Training: Password Management
Addressable: Procedures for creating, changing, and safeguarding passwords
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