New, Greatly Expanded HIPAA Rules and Regs Much Tougher on Docs

 

New privacy regulations mean practices face more legal scrutiny and higher fines in case of an information breach.

The rules -- called for under the 2009 federal economic stimulus package's HITECH Act and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act -- implement tougher privacy and security provisions. Please log in to see new requirements.


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