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Mitigating circumstances which surround Due Diligence and the HIPAA and HITECH Act

Significant liability potential as well as heightened enforcement surrounds one aspect of the healthcare industry.  Under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and the 2009 Health Information Technology for Economic Clinical Health Act, a corporation may suffer extensive civil and criminal penalties if they violate or give out any person’s protected health… Read More »