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Chronology of HIPAA, HITECH & the Omnibus Rule

HIPAA is a confusing regulation. Since its enactment on August 21, 1996, it has covered topics as diverse as insurance coverage of unemployed people, efficiency of health care administration, data security, and more recently the improvement of healthcare outcomes. HIPAA has had the complicated history of regulatory revisions, clarifications, and guidance documents from various agencies, […]