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Quick Reference: HIPAA and Public Health

posted on Thu, Nov 14 2013 4:11 pm by Jennifer Bernstein, Mid-States Region

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) omnibus final rule, meant to enhance patients’ privacy protections, provide individuals new rights to their health information, and strengthen the government’s ability to enforce the law. This resource is a quick reference of the primary regulatory changes to HIPAA and implications for public health.

 

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