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7 breach notification processes that must be followed
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The breach notification rule requiring HIPAA-covered entities and their business associates to provide public notification following a breach of unsecured protected health information has been around since 2009. But with the industry besieged with ransomware and warnings that it will increasingly get worse during 2018, it’s time for a refresher course on complying with the rule’s provisions, courtesy of guidance from the Department of Health and Human Services, which enforces the rule.