This essay, written in a journalistic style, examines HIPAA over the past decade. The essay discusses the creation of HIPAA, the evolution of HHS enforcement, the impact of the HITECH Act, and the overall influence and effect of HIPAA on healthcare providers and organizations using medical data. Professor Solove combines analysis with interviews of key regulators and practitioners.
GW Paper Series
GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-75; GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-75
Daniel J. Solove, HIPAA Turns 10: Analyzing the Past, Present, and Future Impact, 84 J. of AHIMA 22 (2013).