If you own a medical or dental practice, you’ll want to know there is some new HIPAA information.

HIPAA rules have been revised within the new stimulus bill. Enforcement and methodology have changed.

  • There are 6 deadlines
  • Enforcement with sanctions and criminal penalties
  • Patient privacy notice
  • Business Assoc. Agreements
  • Breach notification
  • Medical Release Requirements
  • Minimum necessary
  • Disclosure log/EVERY RELEASE
  • Admin. Simplification Act with standardized code sets
  • 5010 Transition & CMS 1500 claim form- BIG CHANGES
  • Security Rules for paper & electronic tasks