New Notification Requirements in New York for Healthcare Providers Facing a Cybersecurity Incident

Frank J. Fanshawe, Joseph J. Lazzarotti, Jason C. Gavejian and Maya Atrakchi of JacksonLewis write:

On August 12, Mahesh Nattanmai, New York’s Chief Health Information Officer, issued a notice letter (“the notice”) on behalf of the New York State Department of Health (“Department”) requiring healthcare providers to use a new notification protocol for informing the Department of a potential cybersecurity incident. The updated protocol is considered effective immediately from a healthcare provider’s receipt of the notice letter.

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