Unformatted text preview: as well as a change in executive branch leadership following the 2000 Presidential election, the HIPAA Privacy Rule evolved through several iterations before the ±nal version was issued in 2002. Most health care providers and health plans were required to be in compliance with this version of the HIPAA Privacy Rule by April 14, 2003. Small health plans were given until April 14, 2004, to be in compliance. 2. Sections of the form that need critical attention are where you are asked: If you have attempted to resolve these allegations with the institution through an internal grievance procedure, appeal or due process hearing. If this date is more than 180 days ago, you may request a waiver of the ±ling requirement. 3. When critical sections of a section are not well de±ned people tend to assume or guess the meaning of the questions or situations. This can lead to negative responses or outcomes and this can defeat the purpose for which a process has been put in place....
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- Spring '14
- Law, Meaning of life, HIPAA privacy rule