Health Information Management

Ensure that your business associates comply with HITECH security and privacy

Briefings on HIPAA, March 1, 2010

This is an excerpt from a member only article. To read the article in its entirety, please login or subscribe to Briefings on HIPAA.

The federal government hasn't drafted or published all rules implementing HITECH yet, but covered entities (CE) and business associates (BA) still must comply with many of the privacy and security changes by February 17, said Chris Apgar, CISSP, president of Apgar & Associates, LLC, in Portland, OR. In the absence of a rule, the statute governs, says Apgar.

This is an excerpt from a member only article. To read the article in its entirety, please login or subscribe to Briefings on HIPAA.

Most Popular