Jody Erdfarb Publishes Article on HIPAA Compliance

August 1, 2014

Wiggin and Dana health law attorney Jody Erdfarb wrote HIPAA 101 for Cosmetic Orthodontic Dentists, published in the 2014 summer edition of the Journal of the American Academy of Cosmetic Orthodontics.

This article briefly summarizes the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act's (HIPAA) applicability to dentists practicing cosmetic orthodontics and explains why HIPAA compliance should be prioritized.

The article also highlights what HIPAA is, what HIPAA compliance entails, how HIPAA applies to practices, why dentists should take HIPAA seriously and what the next steps should be.

To read the full article, click here.