NASW’s Social Work Ethics and Law Institute (SWELI) publishes twice-weekly legal and ethics updates for social workers on Facebook.com/socialworkethicslaw, such as:
Did you know? The U.S. Dept. of Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) is piloting a program to perform 150 audits of health care entities to assess compliance with HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules and Breach Notification standards from November 2011 to December 2012. http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/enforcement/audit/index.html www.socialworkers.org/hipaa
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Thank you for this timely information and the link for more info! Great job!