Recommended Titles and Treatises
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Guide to HIPAA security and the law
324 pages. No updates available.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) required the promulgation of federal standards for privacy and security of "protected health information". This publication focuses on the federal regulations relating to security of protected health information in electronic format. The regulations seek to create systems that allow for ease of data sharing, while simultaneously establish safeguards against unauthorized access. Lawyers can use this guide to gain an understanding to technological issues related to information security. It will provide guidance in the creation of policies and procedures that comply with the rules and protect clients from costly data security breaches.