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September News in Brief

September News in Brief

Annual Appalachian Research Day set for September in Hazard The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH) has released the agenda for the fifth annual Appalachian Research Day: Come Sit on the Porch. The one-day event, which shares results of health research conducted with communities in Appalachia, will be held Wednesday, Sept.

Business associates or covered entities, take heed

You are now directly liable for violations of the Privacy and Security Rule and may need to enter into additional business associate agreements. Traditionally, the obligations of a business associate to comply with the Privacy and Security Rules promulgated under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) were the result of contractual obligations contained in an agreement between the business associate and a covered entity (health plans, healthcare