How to Comply with the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule

Health IT Security: As more healthcare organizations face the daunting task of dealing with a data breach, more of them will have to become intimately familiar with the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule.

The rule requires HIPAA covered entities and business associates (BAs) to provide notification to individuals, regulators, and the media following a breach of protected health information (PHI). But the devil, as they say, is in the details.

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