The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has issued its much-anticipated final omnibus rule implementing changes to the privacy, security, enforcement and breach notification regulations under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). The new rules will have sweeping consequences for covered entities and business associates that handle personal health information. To help you evaluate how this may affect your organization, we’ve assembled an expert panel to:
• Identify key provisions.
• Highlight what's new and different.
• Discuss important practical implications.
• Call out key compliance steps organizations should consider over the next few months.