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Legal Alert - HHS Publishes Long-Awaited Final Omnibus Rules for HIPAA

01/25/2013

HHS Publishes Long-Awaited Final Omnibus Rules for HIPAA
 
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) published today the final regulations for the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement and Breach Notification Rules (the Omnibus Rules). The Omnibus Rules include significant changes that will impact all covered entities and business associates. Our initial impressions of the Omnibus Rules are as follows:
 

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