Nov 30, 2022
In this proposed rule, HHS seeks to revise, delete, replace or add regulatory language to the Part 2 regulations to align them with those under HIPAA, as well as to improve clarity or readability. The agency notes that it will issue a separate rule on CARES Act provisions related to…
Nov 1, 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights yesterday released a video on recognized security practices under the HIPAA security rule and how covered entities may demonstrate implementation.
Mar 23, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday issued guidance to clarify certain HIPAA protections and responsibilities.
Nov 15, 2021
The AHA urges the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights to quickly initiate rulemaking for a legislative provision (H.R. 7898) enacted by Congress this year to recognize certain recommended security practices when making determinations related to Health Insurance…
Sep 30, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services announced workplace guidance on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act’s applicability to disclosures and requests for information about whether a person has received a COVID-19 vaccine.
Mar 10, 2021
AHA urged the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights to take a holistic approach as it deliberates changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule.
Mar 10, 2021
AHA's comment on the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights’ notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on “Proposed Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy Rule to Support, and Remove Barriers to, Coordinated Care and Individual Engagement.”
Jan 21, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights formally published in the Federal Register a proposed rule released Dec. 10 that would modify HIPAA privacy standards for individually identifiable health information.
Jan 20, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights will not impose penalties on covered health care providers, their business associates or vendors for HIPAA rule violations connected with web-based applications used in good faith to schedule individual appointments for COVID-19…