In this issue of the LNCtips.com newsletter, you'll learn how the HITECH Act may affect your practice as a legal nurse consultant.
The Lowdown on HITECH
As a Registered Nurse, you already know the ins and outs of HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. But as a new legal nurse consultant, did you know that there's a new HIPAA amendment that could affect your practice as an LNC? The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act imposes some requirements and hefty fines for certain law firms and their employees as well as independent contractors and experts that do business with these firms. Read more.