HIPAA Gets New Privacy Rules

Pike, George H.
April 2009
Information Today;Apr2009, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p13
Trade Publication
The article reports on the effect of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on the U.S. Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). The security and privacy provisions of HIPAA are extended by the Act to business associates of covered entities. A new section was also added by the stimulus package to require notification in the event of data breaches.


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