15 Aug Law firm, IT company team up on HIPAA
MILWAUKEE – A law firm here has teamed up with an IT consulting firm to help companies comply with federal regulations affecting the health care industry.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, S.C., of Milwaukee and Cyberlynk Networks, Inc., of Franklin are offering the packaged solution for small and mid-size companies to comply with security requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accessibility Act (HIPAA).
The HIPAA security rule requires companies to protect data contained in electronic patient records. Depending on the size of the company, compliance is required between April 21, 2005 and April 21, 2006.