On July 8, 2010, the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) released proposed rules that would modify the privacy, security, and enforcement rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to implement changes required by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act of 2009.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act made important changes to the Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse laws.
The Department of Health and Human Services has issued an Interim Final Rule amending current HIPAA enforcement regulations.
The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has issued interim final rules under HIPAA relating to the breach notification requirements originally introduced in the amendments to HIPAA in the HITECH Act of February 2009.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the "Act") substantially amends the privacy and security rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA").