[ Tuesday, September 20, 2011 ]
State AGs and HIPAA:
As you probably know, the HITECH Act allows state attorneys general to prosecute covered entities for HIPAA violations. With a handful of notable exceptions, not too many state AGs are pursuing those, but more may in the future (OCR has held training sessions to bring AGs up to speed on how to do it). Here's an article
on the state of the playing field (with some pretty sharp experts quoted therein).
Jeff [1:32 PM]
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