HHS Releases Final Omnibus HIPAA Rule

The Department of Health and Human Services has issued a final omnibus rule modifying the HIPAA privacy, security, breach notification and enforcement rules, as well as increasing privacy protections under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.

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Comments (1)
If the government will give us a billable code for this "service", maybe we'll do it. But knowing whether the patient has a gun or not is NOT the responsibility of the health care provider. The government is putting more and more on the physicians while reducing the ability for the physicians to recoup their costs. Just one more straw on the camel's back.
Posted by Jay N | Saturday, January 19 2013 at 10:47AM ET
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