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August 18, 2009

August 18-Patient Privacy

By ldw06 ldw06 (@ldw06)

Hospitals should review their HIPAA sanctions policy Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinic Health (HITECH) Act changed the ballgame for sanctions related to HIPAA violations.  The Act provides a tiered system for assessing the level and penalty of each violation. CMS, which enforces the HIPAA Security Rule, and the Office for Civil Rights, which […]

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Tags: HIPAA, Patient, Privacy

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