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Understanding the 2013 HIPAA Updates

This week at Dentalcompare:

Dentists do have a moral and legal obligation to keep patient information confidential.

The new rules require you to have a business associate agreement with any person or business that may have access to your dental practice data. This includes e-service companies such as Demandforce or Sesame Communications that access the data to send reminders or other communications…The bottom line, any agreements you might have had in the past are no longer valid and all need to be updated

via Emmott On Technology: Understanding the 2013 HIPAA Updates | Dentalcompare.com.

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