HIPAA Compliance – Not Just an Issue for Health Care Providers

October 05, 2016

Many people believe that compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) is solely an issue for health care providers and their affiliates. However, nothing could be further from the truth. As described below, any employer that sponsors a self-insured group health plan for its employees will have substantial HIPAA compliance obligations and the failure to satisfy such obligations can have significant adverse consequences.

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