Health Information Management

Breach notification compliance deadline has passed

HIM-HIPAA Insider, September 28, 2009

The interim final rule on breach notification took effect Wednesday, September 23.

HHS enforcement of this rule won’t begin until February 22, 2010, but naturally you should be ready to comply in case of a breach.

Go to our No. 1 HIPAA Update post as of presstime, HHS finalizes breach notification guidelines, defines unsecure PHI, for compliance tips and important information on the rule.

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