- Monday, August 26, 2013
Authors: Joy Kosiewicz & Isabelle Bibet-Kalinyak; Brouse McDowell (Ohio, USA)
Health care entities now have less than six weeks to comply with the HIPAA Omnibus Rule. September 23, 2013 is the deadline for full compliance. Included is a useful checklist to assist you in meeting the deadline.
Update and Distribute Your HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices
1. Update: Make sure your HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices contains:
2. Distribute: Health care providers must (1) distribute the Notice to all new patients; (2) post the Notice in a clear and prominent location at all delivery sites and on their website; and (3) make the Notice available at all delivery sites and upon request from an individual. Health plans must (1) either prominently post the Notice on their website or provide individuals with the Notice and (2) distribute the Notice in their next annual mailing.