HHS pulls final HITECH Act breach rule to get it right

HHS pulls final HITECH Act breach rule to get it right

As you read the full content of the article (click on the title above to read the article), the important point to note is that the interim final rule remains in full affect and that you must have a written plan and training in place to deal with a breach of patient privacy. If you are not familiar with the HITECH Act and the substantial impact it has on you and your pharmacy, Google “HITECH Act” and you will find plenty of information. The HITECH Act puts teeth behind HIPAA and failure to comply can result in substantial penalties. Click on the title above to read the article.