• Overview of HIPAA/HITECH Act Omnibus Final Rule
  • January 29, 2013
  • Law Firm: Alston Bird LLP - Atlanta Office
  • On Friday, January 25, 2013, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published the long-awaited final rule, entitled “Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification Rules under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act; Other Modifications to the HIPAA Rules” (Omnibus Rule), 78 Fed. Reg. 5566 (Jan. 25, 2013).