Greater efficiency predicted with new HIPAA enforcer – Modern Healthcare

The scope of Susan McAndrew’s healthcare information technology oversight authority doubled this week when her boss, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, added security rule enforcement duties to those she already had, enforcing the privacy rule under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 as deputy director for health information privacy at HHS’ Civil Rights Office.

via Greater efficiency predicted with new HIPAA enforcer – Modern Healthcare.