Written by attorney Kevin J. Kelley

Tips for Protecting Patient Privacy under HIPAA

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The HIPAA Privacy and Information Security Rules are complicated. Privacy and information security violations can result in breach notification obligations, severe penalties, bad press, as well as civil and potentially criminal liability for not only the organization, but for the employee that caused the violation as well. The United States Office of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights maintains a website with information related to HIPAA. Click on the link below for more information.

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