California's New Laws

February 2009
Journal of AHIMA;2009, Vol. 80 Issue 2, p22
The article features the California laws AB 211 and SB 541 concerning breach notification of healthcare facilities that will take effect on January 1, 2009. The laws require organizations to report breach cases to the California Office of Health Information Integrity within the California Health and Human Services Agency. It is believed that 44 states also enforced the said breach notification laws.


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