IBEX Global Answers The Call On Healthcare Reform
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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule is the first comprehensive Federal protection for the privacy of personal health information. The HIPAA Privacy Rule provides federal protections for individually identifiable health information held by covered entities and their business associates and gives patients an array of rights with respect to that information. At the same time, the Privacy Rule is balanced so that it permits the disclosure of health information needed for patient care and other important purposes.
The Security Rule requiring compliance specifies a series of administrative, physical, and technical safeguards for covered entities and their business associates to use to assure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of electronic protected health information. The compliance with HIPAA's stringent standards complements IBEX's historical investments in maintaining PCI compliance across its global contact center footprint.
"Implementing a system that allows healthcare organizations to capture, organize and share medical records electronically is a vital part of reform," states
As part of their commitment to the healthcare industry, IBEX Global employs approximately 400 nurses globally to support cost effective alternatives that address utilization management, intake services,
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