TITLE

HIPAA security rules frequently overlooked

AUTHOR(S)
PALMIERI, FRANK
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Dec2008, Vol. 22 Issue 15, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article addresses the need for plan sponsors to take a closer look at their compliance with security rules for electronic medical data in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. These security rules, according to the author, apply solely to electronic protected health information. Compliance considerations for employers are outlined. It is also important for employers to distinguish between information that constitutes employment records and information that involves health plan records.
ACCESSION #
35620771

 

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