Proposal for HIPAA Modifications Coming by Year's End

Marianne Kolbasuk McGee

The Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights plans to issue a notice of proposed rulemaking before the end of the year to modify the HIPAA rules, says Timothy Noonan, the agency's deputy director for health information privacy.

Back in December 2018, OCR issued a request for public input on potential changes to HIPAA to improve the coordination of care, he notes in an in-depth video interview with Information Security Media Group (see HHS Seeks Feedback on Potential HIPAA Changes).

Many of the questions OCR posed in its RFI revolved around...

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