Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Content Tagged "HIPPA"

HIPPA Variations

Earlier in 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a Final Rule to modify the 1996 HIPAA legislation, which is now the beating heart of healthcare data portability, privacy and security. The reason behind the final rule and its new level of security is a basic reason. Through the years, healthcare has had some serious deficiencies and it’s still the prime target for identity theft, and its main problem of financial fraud, especially Medicare Fraud which whistles to the tune of $70 billion a year alone. The HIPAA’s final rule clarifies the financial and legal liabilities for…

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