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HIPAA Final Regulations -

In January of this year, the Department of Health and Human Services issued final regulations (also referred to as the “Omnibus Rule”) that include changes to the privacy, security and breach notification rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) and provide rules implementing the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (the “HITECH Act”).

The following are some of the changes included in the final regulations...

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Topics:  Affordable Care Act, COBRA, DOMA, Fees, Healthcare, HHS, HIPAA, HIPAA Omnibus Rule, HITECH, IRS, PCORI, PHI, SCOTUS

Published In: Health Updates, Insurance Updates, Labor & Employment Updates, Privacy Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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