TITLE

Preparing for Tougher Privacy Rules

AUTHOR(S)
MACE, SCOTT
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Sep2013, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the challenges of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) for healthcare providers in the U. S. as of September 26, 2013. Healthcare providers are obliged to abide to breach notification, privacy, and security rules of HIPAA in providing medical records of patients. Office of Inspector General of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) advised hospitals and health system to perform due diligence to protect patient privacy and security.
ACCESSION #
90024450

 

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