Revisions to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), known as the HIPAA Omnibus Rule, rocked the health care industry. The broad changes, including new breach notification standards, have even impacted business associates of health care providers, new entities that never previously had to consider issues of patient privacy. We’re also seeing increased enforcement activity and penalties for noncompliance.
We understand the demands of the health care industry and work to take the headache out of HIPAA compliance. Our counsel, strategies and resources are well-honed after guiding an extraordinary number of clients through these complex requirements. The HIPAA Omnibus Rule is a familiar challenge for some and a brand new concern for many others. We work with everyone affected, providing an easy, effective and resource-sensitive path toward compliance.
Download our Compliance Checklist for step-by-step guidance. You’ll find individual road maps for covered entities, business associates and health plans. And you can review our HIPAA Omnibus FAQs for answers to some common questions concerning the new and modified privacy and security standards.
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