Wednesday, September 2, 2009

New HIPAA breach laws taking effect

More rules and more rules... The HHS has issued final guidelines on breach notification requirements for organizations under the HIPAA law. They take effect Sept 23rd... Just in time for the G20 summit?

Maybe not. However, the reality is that organizations are having to now deal with a bevy of such requirements and the bigger problem is not in complying with basic standards, but ensuring the lowest common denominator (or in this case the strictest rules) are being met...

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