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Horton Quoted in Modern Healthcare
January 4, 2018
William W. Horton, a partner on the Healthcare team in the Birmingham office, was recently quoted in the Modern Healthcare article “Confusion over HIPAA Leads to Violations.” In the article, Horton comments on the dangers that face healthcare providers from the complex and often confusing requirements of the HIPAA privacy rules, saying, “Because HIPAA is a fairly complicated statute and set of regulations, you will not uncommonly hear providers say, 'We can't do XYZ because HIPAA won't let us,' when in fact that's not the case.”