HIPAA omnibus final rule effective today: Business as usual?

Health IT Security

In this article, Littler’s Philip Gordon explains the effect the HIPAA omnibus rule will have on healthcare organizations. He explains that the rule was changed very little for covered entities (CEs), but that one of the biggest changes for CEs is that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) now has a substantial amount of discretion in calculating a compliance penalty.

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