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HHS Office of Civil Rights Director Speaks

Our colleagues over at the Mintz Health Law & Policy Matters blog have been attending this week's HIPAA Security Conference and have posted an update here.

Two big takeaways -- Office of Civil Rights (the agency that enforces the HIPAA privacy and security standards) Director Leon Rodriguez says that HIPAA compliance expectations are higher than ever before -- and business associate should be paying particular attention and begin compliance efforts if they haven't already started.

 

 

 

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Cynthia J. Larose

Member / Chair, Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice

Cynthia J. Larose is Chair of the firm's Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice, a Certified Information Privacy Professional-US (CIPP-US), and a Certified Information Privacy Professional-Europe (CIPP-E). She works with clients in various industries to develop comprehensive information security programs on the front end, and provides timely counsel when it becomes necessary to respond to a data breach.