What To Do While Waiting For HIPAA Rules

Law360, New York (July 17, 2012, 4:17 PM EDT) -- It sounded like they were finally coming. The wait would soon be over. The final Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act/Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health rules were sent to the Office of Management and Budget for approval on March 24, 2012. OMB has 90 days in which to approve the regulations.

In June 2012, in its May "Retrospective Regulatory Review Update," the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services indicated that it was targeting July 2012 for publication of the final rules. During...
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