HIPAA PHI Encryption vs. Safes: Kmart Burglary Breaches Pharmacy Data.

One of the puzzling aspects of HIPAA Security Rules is that the use of HIPAA data encryption is not a requirement.  Rather, it’s classified as an “addressable” issue.  This means that PHI encryption is “optional” in the sense that you can opt to use something else that’s as good as encryption. In other words, you’ve […] read more