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How Does Omnibus HIPAA Affect Breach Notifications?

April 22, 2013

HIPAA & Security 1 Minute Read

The new federal Omnibus HIPAA Rule presents extensive revisions in HIPAA privacy and security requirements. The final rule on Breach Notifications, changes significant elements of the 2009 interim rule.

To prepare for compliance, covered entities and business associates must:

  • Understand the new process for assessing if a breach notification is required
  • Modify their breach notification processes
  • Be prepared to document those processes
  • Ensure that all business associates understand how the new Rule applies to them and respond accordingly

As part of our infographic series, we’ve compiled the changes that affect breach notifications. Check out the most recent infographic and get familiar with the changes and the steps for compliance.

how does omnibus hipaa affect breach notifications?

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