Model HIPAA Notices Offer Tools and Insight Into OCR Expectations

The Office of Civil Rights recently posted Model Notices of Privacy Practices on its HIPAA website.  The model notices can be found by following this link:  http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/modelnotices.html. These notices are a helpful tool for covered entities – although they do still need to be tailored for each covered entity’s individual organization.  For example, the privacy officer contact information will need to be included, as well as information regarding any state laws that are more stringent and information related to organized… Read More >