Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act

The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act requires HIPAA covered entities to notify individuals without reasonable delay, and in no case later than 60 calendar days, after discovery of a breach of “unsecured protected health information” of individuals who’s PHI has been, or is reasonably believed to have been, inappropriately accessed, acquired, or disclosed in the breach.

Smarsh, Inc. assumes no liability for the accuracy or completeness of this information. Please consult with an attorney for specific information on specific rules and regulations and how they apply to your business.

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