Long-Term Care

HIPAA finalizes omnibus rule, increases security for health data

PPS Alert for Long-Term Care, April 1, 2013

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On January 17, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced its biggest set of modifications to the HIPAA privacy and security rules. The final rule includes significant enhancements to patient privacy protections and strengthens the government's enforcement abilities.

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