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Compliance Checklist for HIPAA Special Enrollment

Legislative Brief Compliance Checklist for HIPAA Special Enrollment HIPAA requires group health plans to provide a special enrollment opportunity outside of the plan’s init… http://cobbsallen.com/insights/compliance-checklist-hipaa-special-enrollment/

Compliance Checklist for HIPAA Nondiscrimination Rules

HIPAA’s nondiscrimination rules prohibit discrimination within a group of similarly situated individuals. Health plans may treat distinct groups of similarly situated individuals … http://cobbsallen.com/insights/compliance-checklist-hipaa-nondiscrimination-rules/

Changes to HIPAA Rules: HITECH Act

The general effective date of the HITECH Act was Feb. 17, 2010, but some provisions have varying effective dates. In addition, on Jan. 25, 2013, the Department of Health and Human… http://cobbsallen.com/insights/changes-hipaa-rules-hitech-act/