Medical Malpractice News

16Sep, 2013

HIPAA Goes Into Effect on 9/23/2013 – Are You Ready?


Are you ready for September 23, 2013? That’s when full enforcement of the Omnibus Rule modifying HIPAA goes into effect. While there are many areas of compliance contemplated under this watershed shift in regulation one of the most important to consider, whether you are a private practice, a hospital, an insurance broker, or even just someone who works with any of these groups is the new regulations regarding Business Associates Agreements (BAAs). You probably already know that BAAs are essentially contracts designed to ensure compliance with the law, and responsible […]