Understanding HIPAA/HITECH Privacy and Security Rules

HIPAA and HITECH affect every document and piece of information a “covered entity” processes. But the rules are complex and rigid, creating multiple opportunities for mistakes. Here we try to unravel the security rules to help you make sense of it all. What organizations need to comply with the HIPAA/HITECH laws? Covered Entities Healthcare Providers…

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Privacy Law Resources

Understanding the privacy laws that impact public and private organizations is important. Several well-known federal regulations set strict privacy standards for medical, financial, and personal information. Here’s an overview of the laws that may affect your business: The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) HIPAA affects any healthcare organization that handles, stores, and transmits…

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