Health Information Management

Office for Civil Rights names HIPAA privacy and security delegates

HIM-HIPAA Insider, August 25, 2009

Want to receive articles like this one in your inbox? Subscribe to HIM-HIPAA Insider!

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) named the regional delegates for HIPAA privacy and security guidance and education in an announcement on its Web site August 14.

The Health Information for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act required the secretary of HHS to designate by this week the regional coordinators who will provide "guidance and education to covered entities, business associates, and individuals on their rights and responsibilities" related to the HIPAA privacy and security rules.

Robinsue Frohboese, the acting director and principal deputy director for OCR, will lead the regional directors out of the Washington office. View contact information or the regional delegates on the OCR Web site.

To read more, click here.

Want to receive articles like this one in your inbox? Subscribe to HIM-HIPAA Insider!

    Briefings on APCs
  • Briefings on APCs

    Worried about the complexities of the new rules under OPPS and APCs? Briefings on APCs helps you understand the new rules...

  • HIM Briefings

    Guiding Health Information Management professionals through the continuously changing field of medical records and toward a...

  • Briefings on Coding Compliance Strategies

    Submitting improper Medicare documentation can lead to denial of fees, payback, fines, and increased diligence from payers...

  • Briefings on HIPAA

    How can you minimize the impact of HIPAA? Subscribe to Briefings on HIPAA, your health information management resource for...

  • APCs Insider

    This HTML-based e-mail newsletter provides weekly tips and advice on the new ambulatory payment classifications regulations...

Most Popular