HIPAA Sanctions and Convictions Will Increase with HITECH Act & New Administration

Upon reading and researching HIPAA and the impact of the HITECH Act upon it, basically broadening its applicability as well as adding new requirements for privacy breach notifications, I recently was compelled to write an article about what I foresee as likelihood that, after a very frustratingly slow start (by several years!) of HIPAA enforcement, increasingly more HIPAA sanctions will be made in the coming months and years.
SearchCompliance printed my article in three parts in their Compliance Tips section…

You can get my pre-edited “long” version of the article, which I titled as “HIPAA felony convictions, sanctions and upcoming trends“, as a PDF here.
Agree? Disagree? Let me know what you think!

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