AHIMA March 21, 2022
Joan M. Kiel, PhD, CHPS

Since the Privacy Rule was implemented, several new provisions have become part of HIPAA. But several types of healthcare environments, including those related to new technologies, still do not fall under HIPAA.

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was signed into law in 1996. In 2003, the first of its 11 parts, the Privacy Rule, was implemented.

Since then, several new provisions have become part of HIPAA. But several types of healthcare environments, including those related to new technologies, still do not fall under HIPAA. This raises the question of the need for new updates. But, first, let’s review.

Six months after the Privacy Rule was introduced in 2003, the Transactions and Code Sets Rule was introduced. The...

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