More OCR Guidance on COVID-19 and HIPAA Relief – Business Associates

The National Law Review

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has been moving swiftly to provide guidance on addressing key regulatory issues to aid in the fight to contain and defeat COVID-19. Some of the latest developments include exercising its enforcement discretion on certain good faith disclosures of protected health information (PHI) by business associates, adding FAQs for telehealth providers, and a resource page on its website for COVID-19 issues.

A common thread through all of the federal and state governmental briefings on the COVID-19 is that understanding the ...

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