TITLE

Giving vendors the bill

AUTHOR(S)
Conn, Joseph
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;1/1/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the Veterans Benefits, Health Care and Information Technology Act of 2006 that was signed into law by U.S. President George W. Bush on December 22, 2006. The bill aims to prevent data-security breaches at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Congressional Budget Office projects that the bill will cost below $1.9 billion to implement through 2011. It highlights some provisions of the bill including the liquidated-damages clause.
ACCESSION #
23690636

 

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