5 Accessibility Issues That Are Also HIPAA Violations
Published on April 4, 2019 at 10:00 am
If there’s one industry where accessibility is critical, it’s healthcare. Providing accessible patient forms, information and other documents not only affects the patient experience, it also may keep your organization from unintentionally committing a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) violation.
Accessibility & HIPAA Violations
How can a lack of accessibility in your hospital or healthcare facility result in a HIPAA violation? Here are a few ways:
Lacking an Accessible HIPAA Form
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, “Health plans and covered health care [...]