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New HIPAA Regulations - Effective September 23, 2009
Ensure your organization is in compliance!
On September 23, 2009, the new HIPAA regulations issued by The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requiring healthcare providers, health plans, and other entities covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to notify individuals when their health information is breached will become effective.
As the association serving your needs, we want to make sure your up-to-speed with this new regulation so our HR Knowledge Advisors are answering the questions you may have regarding the new HIPAA regulation.
To get answers to your questions fill out the online form available to you at www.shrm.org/hrinfo
or call an HR Knowledge Advisor Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET, at (800) 283-7476, option #5; (703) 548-3440, option #5.
Effective Sept. 8, 2009, federal contractors and subcontractors are required to use the E-Verify system to verify their employees' eligibility to work in the United States. Click on attached link for information from US Citizenship and Immigration (USCIS):
If you have any questions or comments, please contact me at 414-423-1330 or via e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org