Department of Health and Human Services Offers Proposed Final Rule Regarding Accounting for Disclosures of Personal Health Information, as Reports of Major Data Breaches Mount


This article provides a summary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services proposed final rule regarding privacy and security of personal health information and the substantial fines recently levied against companies who have failed to properly handle and protect such information. This article is of interest to health care providers and professionals in addition to their business associates.

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