Deadline for HIPAA Compliance is September 23, 2013
The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act) was signed into law on Feb. 17, 2009. The HITECH Act made significant changes to HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules. On Jan. 25, 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a final rule that implements many of the HITECH Act’s changes, and the final rule becomes effective on Sept. 23, 2013. To help you comply with HITECH requirements that may affect your organization or business partners, please review the legislative brief link below.