2. Breach Notification

The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act was enacted on February 17, 2009, as Title XIII of Division A and Title IV of Division B of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.[2] On January 25, 2013, modifications to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification rules under the HITECH Act and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act were issued—commonly known as the Omnibus Rule.[3]

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