Privacy Advisor

HIPAA/HITECH update: The waiting is the hardest part

As we approach the three-year mark since the passage of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) and still do not have most of the regulations implementing the privacy and security provisions of this law, the simple passage of time by itself is creating confusion and ambiguity in the healthcare industry. What are the important issues on the horizon, and what should companies be doing now?

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