HIPAA Update Ushers In Broad Security, Reporting Regime
Law360, New York (January 22, 2013, 10:37 PM EST) -- With last week's massive overhaul of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, federal health officials imposed heightened data security and breach reporting obligations on health care providers, insurers and their business associates that sent them all scrambling to rework contracts and establish procedures to meet the expansive new requirements, attorneys say.
The 563-page final rule released Jan. 17 formally implements sweeping changes to HIPPA, including expanding liability to include billing contractors and other business associates of already covered health care providers, health plans and clearinghouses that process insurance claims, as well as the implementation of a new standard for determining...
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