Summary of HHS regulations Breach Notification for Unsecured Protected Health Information
A good summary of the Health and Human Services (HHS) regulations on Breach Notification for Unsecured Protected Health Information can be found here, especially as it pertains to family physicians:
This is a summary FAQ written by Steven Waldren, M.D., director of the Academy's Center for Health IT,
Per Dr. Waldren:
"This is fairly dense language, as is often the case with government regulatory efforts," said Waldren. "In an effort to save members time and frustration, I zeroed in on a few sections of the regulations that are most likely to impact family physicians' practices."