HITECH

The HIPAA / HITECH Omnibus Final Rule is Here! Is Your Health Care Organization Complying with the Rules?

(September 23, 2013):  Effective today, all covered entities and business associates must comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Omnibus Final Rule. Please keep in mind, the Final Omnibus Rule is 138 pages long. If you have not already read these new requirements, we strongly recommend that all covered entities, business associates …

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HHS-ONC Names EHR Certification Bodies

(September 1, 2010):  Earlier this week, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), an organization within the Office of the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), has named two entities as EHR Certification Bodies.  They include: The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT), Chicago, Illinois, and  Drummond Group …

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