• Breach Notifications for Protected Health Information
  • September 18, 2009
  • Law Firm: Stevens & Lee, A Professional Corporation - Reading Office
  • The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health ("HITECH") Act, which is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 ("ARRA"), included new reporting requirements with respect to breaches of protected health information ("PHI"). The Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") published interim final regulations which explain the details of the breach notification requirements on August 24, 2009.