Medical Malpractice News

23Sep, 2013

Managing the Risks of HIPAA Rules & Regulations

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Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the final rule that strengthens the HIPAA laws and regulations and puts in place many conditions of the HITECH Act. Obviously, it’s been every medical provider’s goal to be compliant to the HIPAA rules from the very beginning; so why the panic over the HIPAA compliance deadline of Monday, September 23rd? Simply put: It’s overwhelming. Physicians and their office managers are trying to get up-to-speed, but they do not have the time or manpower to dedicate the […]
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