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Does HIPAA require a provider to purchase Antivirus Software?

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Hot Topics from the KMC University Helpdesk | October 27, 2021

Implementing security safeguards can be a challenge. Understanding all the HIPAA rules can be even more difficult. No matter how difficult, it is the provider's responsibility to make every effort to protect patient data. All the efforts must be supported by written policy and procedure. The question is whether or not HIPAA is specific about anti-malware or anti-virus software. We address this topic in the following Help Desk video.


 

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