What You Don’t Know Can Cost You. HIPAA in a HITECH World. October 10, 2013. Alaina N. Crislip, Esq. Final HIPAA Omnibus Rule. What Happened? Adopted modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Enforcement Rules to implement statutory requirements from HITECH Act
HIPAA in a HITECH World
October 10, 2013
Alaina N. Crislip, Esq.
The Final Rule specifies the Privacy Act obligations of a Business Associate, not addressed in detail in the HITECH Act. Business Associates are obligated to:
In recognition that it will take time to renegotiate existing business associate agreements, the Final Rule grandfathers certain business associate agreements for up to one year beyond the compliance date, up to September 23, 2014.