Only 16 Days Until the HITECH Act Goes into Effect

As promised, attorney Jennifer A. Stiller has posted her detailed blog post regarding the new “Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act” – or “HITECH Act.”  You can read all the details here.

 

The new legal requirements apply to impacted firms effective February 17, 2010.  Chances are, if you represent doctors, hospitals, health insurance companies, and any other person or entity that is considered a “covered entity” under the HIPAA patient privacy rules, this applies to you.

 

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