Catholic Healthcare hired Ron to review the security policies and procedures related to employee selection and termination. Ron has been instructed to meet with the HIM director and determine where the HIM department may have additional requirements for its remote coding staff.
- For which of the administrative safeguards should Ron expect to see policies or procedures relating to the HIM department?
- Which of the physical safeguards apply to the remote coders?
- Which of the technical safeguards may apply to the remote coders?
- What other risks should the HIM director address?
Using the internet, search for real world security breaches. Identify the policy implications in each situation. What steps should be taken to prevent similar breaches in the future?