December 01, 2014

Ignorance Isn't Bliss When It Comes to HIPAA Compliance

Asaf Cidon
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When the new Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Final Rule debuted last year, it was meant to clarify, among other things, whether lawyers and other non-health-care associates are accountable to HIPAA if they store health care information on behalf of clients. But the only thing that’s clear is that lawyers remain confused. That uncertainty, in turn, has huge ramifications for how attorneys use—or fail to leverage—mobile technology. And if any type of business needs to realize productivity gains made possible by the cloud, it’s small practices.

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