HIPAA privacy and security toolkit: Helping your practice meet new compliance requirements – American Medical Association – 9 September 2013

Posted on September 10, 2013. Filed under: Health Informatics |

HIPAA privacy and security toolkit: Helping your practice meet new compliance requirements – American Medical Association – 9 September 2013

“The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced a new toolkit to help physicians navigate the sweeping new revisions to the federal privacy and security rules for health information that go into effect on September 23, 2013.

The Department of Health and Human Services issued a final rule last January that revises and extends required safeguards for protected health information established under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996. The rule expands the individual rights of patients, including tightening requirements on physicians when patient information is breached. The result is that physician practices could face more legal scrutiny and higher fines in case of an information breech.”

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AMA HIPAA site

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