Comply with New HIPAA Omnibus Rule Changes by September 23, 2013

Are you ready to comply with the new HIPAA Omnibus Rule Changes by Monday, September 23, 2013?  NACHC is pleased to announce the availability of a new, downloadable publication entitled, “HIPAA Omnibus Rule Information Bulletin” which will equip you with the information you need to know in order to comply.   The long-awaited “omnibus” rule makes final the amendments and modifications to the HIPAA Rules required by the HITECH Act of 2009 and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008.  Covered entities, such as community health centers (CHCs), and their business associates must comply with the new rule by September 23, 2013.

This new resources focuses on the changes of most significance to Community Health Centers, including:

  • Changes to breach notification procedures
  • New requirements for Notice of Privacy Practices
  • New requirements related to Business Associates and Business Associate Agreements

Additionally, this information bulletin suggests actions CHCs should take to implement these changes and checklists in order to demonstrate compliance with the final rule.

We invite you to take advantage of and share this new, FREE resource today!

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