The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights Oct. 18 released a resource for health care providers who choose to educate patients about telehealth privacy and security, noting that the HIPAA rules do not require it. The agency also released a separate resource for patients that offers telehealth privacy and security tips.

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