HIPAA Security Rule Compliance Deadline Nine Months Away: Tips for Compliance

July 13, 2004 Advisory

The compliance deadline for HIPAA's Security Rule is April 21, 2005 for all covered entities, except small health plans which have until April 21, 2006. Although the deadline is approximately nine months away, there are many tasks involved in bringing your organization into compliance, and it is important to start now if you haven't done so already. This Advisory is intended to give you some helpful tips on how to ensure compliance with all of the Rule's legal requirements.