It’s finally here! HIPAA Final Omnibus Rule Whitepaper

After years of waiting, last month HHS released the HIPAA Final Omnibus Rule.  It has since be written about by several publications and been covered by some great webinars.  Earlier today ID Experts released its highly anticipated whitepaper on the subject.   The HIPAA Final Omnibus Rule Whitepaper:

HIPAA Final Omnibus Rule Whitepaper:  An Analysis of The Changes Impacting Healthcare Covered  Entities and Business Associates

Incorporating the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Enforcement Rules; the Breach Notification Rule; the HITECH Act, and the Genetic Information Discrimination Act

Published in the Federal Register on January 25, 2013, by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR), the HIPAA Final Omnibus Rule is landmark legislation that affects nearly every aspect of patient privacy and data security. It encompasses four rules:

  1. Modification of HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Enforcement Rules to include HITECH requirements
  2. Modification of the Breach Notification Rule
  3. Modification of the HIPAA Privacy Rule regarding the Genetic Information Discrimination Act of 2008
  4. Additional modifications to the HIPAA Rules

This whitepaper along the with the webinar are great resources of anyone covered under the new HIPAA Final Omnibus Rule – Covered Entities and Business Associates alike.  You can download the free whitepaper here.

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