When most people think “audit”, they think about the IRS. For businesses, audit is more and more frequently bringing to mind HIPAA. HIPAA has some serious risks, but if you remain compliant and up-to-date, it does not need to bring a sense of fear to you or your business.
It may seem like common sense to say the best way to avoid or successfully complete an audit is to be proactive about compliance. Audits normally arise from three sources: