The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has undergone several modifications since its enactment in 1996, from the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (2010) to the HITECH Act. Recently, the Department of Health and Human Services issued the HIPAA Omnibus Rule to revise, enhance, and strengthen the HIPAA yet again. With these layers of changes, how can employees know what has stayed constant, expanded, or altered altogether? And how does this new rule impact your compliance strategies?
Key Learning Points
- Identify the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy rule.
- Identify the requirements of the HIPAA Security rule.
- Recognize the HIPAA Breach Notification requirements.
- Understand how HIPAA is enforced and the penalties for non-compliance