mobizim.com -Hipaa Privacy gov. HHS announces a final rule that implements a number of provisions of the HITECH Act to strengthen the privacy and security protections for health information established under HIPAA.
Summary of the Hipaa Privacy rule. HIPAA required the Secretary to issue privacy regulations governing individually identifiable health information, if Congress did not enact privacy legislation within three years of the passage of HIPAA. Because Congress did not enact privacy legislation, HHS developed a proposed rule and released it for public comment on November 3, 1999. The Department received over 52,000 public comments. The final regulation, the Privacy Rule, was published December 28, 2000.
Hipaa privacy rule. HIPAA Privacy Rules Summary. The HIPAA Privacy Rule was first enacted in 2002 with the goal of protecting the confidentiality of patient healthcare information. The HIPAA Privacy Rule not only applies to healthcare organizations, but also healthcare plans, healthcare clearinghouses, and Business Associates with access to Protected Health Information.
Hipaa privacy. This webinar should be attended by employers with self-insured plans or those with fully insured plans that create, maintain, or receive PHI under HIPAA.