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Federal Government Releases Long-Awaited Changes to HIPAA Rules: All Covered Entities and Business Associates Are Affected

Yesterday (January 17, 2013), the Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) released a long-awaited final rule (the “Final Rule”) adopting far-reaching changes to the Health Insurance Portability and...more

1/21/2013 - Business Associates Covered Entities HHS HIPAA HIPAA Omnibus Rule OCR

First HIPAA Breach Settlement Involving Less Than 500 Patients Announced

ALL PROVIDERS ARE OFFICIALLY ON NOTICE. In a move that signals just how seriously the federal government is taking its enforcement of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the U.S....more

1/4/2013 - Data Breach Data Protection Electronic Medical Records HHS HIPAA HONI OCR PHI

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