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HIPAA proposed rule extends compliance to BA subcontractors; BAs liable for subcontractor breaches

Briefings on HIPAA, August 1, 2010

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On July 8, HHS released a proposed rule to modify the HIPAA privacy, security, and enforcement rules, extending HIPAA compliance requirements to subcontractors of business associates (BA) and strengthening patient rights to health information privacy.

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