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HHS Issues New Sample HIPAA Privacy Notices

HHS’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology have collaborated to develop model Notices of Privacy Practices (NPPs) for health care providers and health plans to use to communicate with their patients and plan members. The HIPAA Privacy Rule gives individuals a fundamental right to be […]

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Finally Final! HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations Released

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released some long-awaited (and long over-due) final regulations under HIPAA (the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act). The release updated various HIPAA requirements including privacy, security, enforcement and breach notification. Employers, Plan Sponsors as well as Covered Entities, will likely require a great deal of time to […]

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