This article discusses what to expect during a HIPAA audit. For the longest time HIPAA compliance professionals have approached a "HIPAA Audit" as if it were some kind of mysterious exercise; where only a few "high priests" were actually in the know. Prior to theHITECH Act (i.e. at a time when HIPAA Audits were not mandatory), there was the now famous article about the forty-two (42) questions that you might be asked during a HIPAA Audit (i.e. that purportedly enlightened the "unwashed masses" of what you should really expect during this secret ritual).
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