Explosive growth in digital health over the last few years means there are many developers and managers who haven’t worked under HIPAA before. This guide is written for startups (and small businesses operating online) who could use some help with the basics of HIPAA compliance.
(a) Covered entities. A covered entity must comply with the implementation requirements in § 162.510 no later than November 7, 2016.
(b) Health plans. A health plan must comply with the implementation specifications in § 162.512 no later than one of the following dates:
(1) A health plan that is not a small health plan-- November 5, 2014.
(2) A health plan that is a small health plan-- November 5, 2015.
[77 FR 54719, Sept. 5, 2012, as amended at 77 FR 60630, Oct. 4, 2012]