Health Information Management

HIPAA happenings: Privacy and security breaches: Make your sanctioning message loud and clear to ensure compliance

Medical Records Briefing, August 1, 2009

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Covered entities (CE) and business associates (BA) are not required to follow HHS guidance specifying the technologies and methodologies that render protected health information (PHI) unstable, unreadable, or indecipherable to unauthorized individuals. But there are certainly incentives to do so.

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