HHS Proposes Changes in HIPAA Record-Sharing Privacy Rule

HIPAA was established with the objective of ensuring that patient healthcare information is guarded against illicit use and unauthorized sharing.

HITECH Act Breach Notification Final Rule Update

The Interim Final Rule for Breach Notification for unsecured Protected Health Information was published on August 24, 2009 in the Federal Register and it was effective from on September 23, 2009.

HITECH Act Business Associate Agreement Changes

Interpretation of 'Business Associates'

NO MORE SSN: Deepening HIPAA Privacy with IDs

The use of Social Security Number as an individual’s main identifier is massive. From simple inquiry to complex transactions, almost every recognized institution uses SSN to verify one’s identity.

Encryption HITECH Act Security Requirements

Encryption HITECH Act Security Requirements - With HITECH ACT encryption security technology moving forward, safeguarding of protected health information is crucial and has b

The HITECH ACT & HIPAA Compliance Regulations

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 or the ARRA contains specific incentives that are provided to healthcare professionals/facilities that adopt any of the healthcare information techno