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Breaking: HHS releases final rule on HITECH Act provisions

HHS has announced a long-awaited omnibus final rule that implements a number of provisions of the HITECH Act, enacted as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, commonly known as the “Stimulus Bill,” to strengthen the privacy

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OCR to release final breach notification rule in March

Via Healthcare Info Security: The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights has set a March target date for release of the long-delayed final version of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act modifications and the HIPAA breach

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