Health Care Law

New Regulations Extend Reach of Health Care Privacy and Security Obligations

, The Legal Intelligencer


On January 25, the Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Health and Human Services published long-awaited final regulations modifying the privacy, security, enforcement and breach notification rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), implementing the most significant changes to health care privacy and security law in a decade.

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