While today marks the first day that healthcare organizations and their business associates will need to be in compliance with the HIPAA omnibus rule unveiled in January, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services is already making exceptions and delaying certain aspects of the rule.

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From: http://www.fiercehealthit.com/story/despite-hipaa-compliance-deadline-ocr-delay-some-requirements/2013-09-23?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss