Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification Rules

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HHS released this omnibus rule modifying several provisions in Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) intended to enhance patient privacy and protect data. This includes modifications to the Notification Breach rule, HIPAA privacy and security rules as mandated by the Health Information for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, HIPAA enforcement rule, and the privacy rule in accordance with the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). 

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Date: Jan 2013
Author: Department of Health and Human Services