Accessibility Statement for “The HIPAA Guide”

Effective Date: 07/05/2024

Our Commitment to Accessibility

“The HIPAA Guide” (“we,” “our,” or “us”) is dedicated to ensuring that our website https://www.hipaaguide.net/ (the “Site”) is accessible to everyone, including individuals with disabilities. We strive to provide a user-friendly experience and are continuously working to improve the accessibility and usability of our Site, in compliance with United States accessibility laws and guidelines.

Accessibility Standards

We aim to comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, Level AA. These guidelines help make web content more accessible for people with disabilities and user-friendly for everyone.

Compliance with US Accessibility Laws
Our website strives to meet the following regulations:

  1. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA):
    We endeavor to make our website accessible to individuals with disabilities in accordance with ADA standards. While ADA does not specify web accessibility guidelines, we follow the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA as a benchmark for our web design.
  2. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973:
    As a resource for the healthcare industry, we acknowledge the importance of Section 508 for federal agencies and ensure that our website is compliant, making our content accessible to all users, including those with disabilities.
  3. 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA):
    We adhere to the CVAA by ensuring that any advanced communications services and multimedia content on our site are accessible to individuals with disabilities.
  4. State Laws:
    Recognizing the varying state laws on digital accessibility, such as those in California, we make concerted efforts to comply with these state-specific requirements to provide a universally accessible web experience.

 

Measures to Support Accessibility

To ensure accessibility, we have implemented the following measures:

  • Regular assessments of the Site’s accessibility through manual testing and the use of accessibility tools
  • Ongoing training for our staff on web accessibility and best practices
  • Collaboration with accessibility experts to identify and address potential barriers
  • Regular updates to our content and design to maintain compliance with accessibility standards

Technical Prerequisites

Our Site supports the latest versions of the following web browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Safari

For the best experience, we recommend using the most up-to-date versions of these browsers.

Tested Environments

The content on our Site has been tested to work in various environments, including:

  • Desktop and laptop computers
  • Mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets
  • Different operating systems, including Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android

Known Limitations

We are aware that some areas of our website may not fully meet all levels of accessibility. We are committed to addressing these issues promptly. These could include:

  • Archived documents that may not be fully accessible
  • Third-party content or features not fully conforming to our standards

We are actively working to address these limitations and improve the accessibility of all our content. If you encounter any difficulties, please contact us for assistance or alternative access to the content.

Contact Us

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of our Site. If you encounter any accessibility issues or have suggestions on how we can improve, please contact us at:

HIPAA Guide
Email: [email protected]

We are committed to addressing any issues promptly and ensuring that our Site remains accessible to all users.

Thank you for visiting HIPAA Guide and for supporting our efforts to provide an inclusive and accessible online experience.