Breach notification process spelled out

May 2010
Healthcare Risk Management;May2010 Supplement, p4
The article presents the breach notification process by the Health Information Technology and Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009 (HITECH) which include the time frame for the notification be given not more than 60 days after discovery, and notifications must include a brief description of the incident, the type of protected health information involved in the breach and protective actions.


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