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In today’s health care industry, good cyber hygiene and preparedness can save an organization’s business should it fall victim to a cyberattack or experience a major breach incident. Threats and various attacks are multiplying by the day. To stay ahead of the risk that exists in this evolving environment, health care organizations must prioritize preparedness and invest in their privacy and security compliance programs.

HIPAA: A Guide to Health Care Privacy and Security Law helps organizations prepare today for tomorrow’s threats. Readers will gain a better understanding of topics including:

  • The HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules
  • Permitted uses and disclosures of PHI
  • Breach obligations and response
  • Preparing for an OCR investigation

Readers will find a comprehensive analysis of the regulations, as well as practical compliance strategies. It contains sample HHS/OCR data request sheets, incident response forms, sample template business associate agreements, and a breach assessment form.

In addition, this definitive resource keeps you abreast of the latest developments and issues, including:

  • Court cases and FTC enforcement actions involving privacy and security issues
  • New OCR Enforcement table with summary of cases and outcomes
  • Practical tips and strategies for breach preparedness and response
  • Discussion of National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics May 2017 report on HIPAA implementation
Last Updated 11/16/2017
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
ISBN 9781454890430
SKU 10045278-7777
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
SKU 000000000010041736
Table of Contents
  1. Privacy and Security of Health Information
  2. The Enabling Acts—HIPAA and HITECH
  3. HIPAA Privacy Rule
  4. HIPAA Security Rule: Ensuring the Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability of EPHI
  5. The Breach Notification Rule
  6. HIPAA and State Law—Understanding and Preparing a Preemption Analysis
  7. Overview of Federal Privacy Laws
  8. Overview of State Privacy Laws
  9. Transactions, Code Sets, and Unique Identifiers
  10. Application of HIPAA Regulations to Genetic Information
  11. 11. Status of HIPAA Regulations Implementation
  12. 12.HIPAA Enforcement
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