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‚ÄčCompliance with the detailed requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) regulations is a challenging and burdensome task. One of the significant purposes of these federal regulations is to protect the personal health information of patients and residents; and covered employers must comply.

For help in determining whether you are covered, use CMS' decision tool.

In order to simplify this task, the Long Term Care Consortium (LTCC), a group of skilled nursing and assisted living privacy, security and compliance officers, have worked together to create resources and tools to assist long term and post-acute care professionals implement and comply with privacy and security best practices in their facility operations.

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