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HHS Office of Civil Rights Director Speaks

Posted in HIPAA/HITECH, Privacy Regulation

Our colleagues over at the Mintz Health Law & Policy Matters blog have been attending this week’s HIPAA Security Conference and have posted an update here.

Two big takeaways — Office of Civil Rights (the agency that enforces the HIPAA privacy and security standards) Director Leon Rodriguez says that HIPAA compliance expectations are higher than ever before — and business associate should be paying particular attention and begin compliance efforts if they haven’t already started.