Government Contract | Texas
Privacy and Security Risk Assessment

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000575560

Bid Title: Privacy and Security Risk Assessment

Agency Bid No. Title: 739-73458650

Received Date: 05/19/2016

Close Date: 06/10/2016

Purchase Type: Term: 08/17/2017 - Option to Renew

Delivery Point: Lubbock County, Texas

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 05/23/2016


Specifications include, but are not limited to: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) is seeking a Contractor to provide a Privacy and Security Risk Assessment pursuant to the Health Insurance and Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)/Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009 (HITECH) and the Texas Administration Code (TAC). In 1996, the United States Congress passed the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The Administrative Simplification provisions (Title II) of this law require an adaptation and implementation of standards for the privacy, security and arrangement of electronic healthcare transactions. The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009 (HITECH Act) of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) and the HIPAA Omnibus Rule of 2013 contain provisions that significantly affected the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules. The HIPAA Privacy Rule and the HIPAA Security Rule (collectively, the HIPAA Rules) were issued by the United Sates Department of Health and Human Services in 2002 and 2003, respectively. While assessing compliance with the HIPAA Rules will be a priority, compliance with additional privacy and security regulations and contractual requirements will be included in the scope of this project. Project Description TTUHSC is seeking a qualified information security Contractor to perform a Privacy and Security Risk Assessment for all departments that fall within the scope of the project. The purpose of this RFP is to select a qualified Contractor to perform a risk assessment, identify areas, and make specific recommendations to enhance HIPAA Privacy and Security Rule and Texas Administration Code compliance. TTUHSC has locations in Amarillo, Lubbock, Permian Basin (Midland/Odessa), Dallas and

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Product Codes: 95861, 91893

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

State: Texas

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Shawn Olbeter, Purchasing Office Purchasing Office, 3601 4th Street, STOP 9021, Lubbock, Texas, 79430

Phone: 806-743-7386

Fax: 806-743-7850




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