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HIPAA Final Rule Raises Fines for Non-Compliance
Health Leaders Media

The HIPAA omnibus final rule released by the Department of Health & Human Services January 17 will cost hospitals some time and money in regulation analysis, training, and policy revision, but shouldn’t break the bank, healthcare leaders and privacy and security experts say. The HIPAA “mega rule,” so-called by some in the industry, represents the largest set of modifications to the HIPAA privacy and security rules to date.