TQ TeleConnection- April 2018

OCR Considering HIPAA Privacy Rule, Enforcement Changes

Federal regulators are considering potential changes to HIPAA privacy rule and enforcement regulations, but aim to first engage the healthcare sector and public for input, says the nation's top HIPAA enforcer, Roger Severino.

Three key HIPAA policy initiatives are being examined by officials at the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights, and the HIPAA enforcement agency is planning to seek the public's input through notices of proposed rulemaking and a request for information before making possible changes, said OCR director Severino during a March 27 presentation at a HIPAA summit in Arlington, Virginia.

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