Here is the key date you need to know — 2013.
First, there were major changes in 2009 that introduced the HITECH regulations. These changes included additional fines up to $1.5 million for data breaches and closer scrutiny on technology security.
In 2013, the OMNIBUS regulations went into effect. This law focused on strengthening the HITECH regulations, including Business Associate Agreements.
These simple items will help you take another step towards compliance and protecting your customers’ PHI.