California’s Medical Data Breach Notification Law Has Been Happily Amended
By Heather Noonan - Article on September 24, 2014
- Cyber Security
- Data Breach Notification
- Data Privacy
- Legal and Regulatory
I honestly didn’t see this coming, but am very pleased to see it happen. Effective September 18, 2014, California has extended its stringent 5 day medical data breach notification requirement to 15 days. This is great news for clinics and healthcare facilities that are faced with the very stressful timing, discussions, and requirements that come from a data breach.
Here is a quick and simple rundown of what you need to know for Assembly Bill 1755 - An Act to amend Section 1280.15 of the Health and Safety Code:
Amended Assembly Bill 1755:
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