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Pay-per-view: CMS issues HIPAA security guidance for covered entities

Compliance Monitor, June 20, 2007

It's time to dust off and update your security policies regarding the use of laptops and other portable devices in your facility. CMS recently issued a new guidance document that many experts interpret as a warning of future enforcement. "The government is giving a signal that remote access technology is a real hot button for [the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services]," says William Roach Jr., MS, JD, a healthcare attorney at McDermott Will & Emery in Chicago.

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