AHIMA Releases Full Analysis of HITECH-HIPAA final rule

In an effort to direct HIM professionals to the sections of the HITECH-HIPAA omnibus privacy and security final rule that specifically impacts the HIM industry, and provide guidance on how to respond, AHIMA staff experts have posted a full analysis of the lengthy rule on AHIMA’s website.

The final rule includes significant additions and modifications to HIPAA requirements, called for in the 2009 ARRA-HITECH Act, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008…

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