HHS Office for Civil Rights Updates HIPAA Enforcement Discretions with Expiration of COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
- Department of Health and Human Services,
- Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
- All Healthcare Organizations
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Notifications of Enforcement Discretion issued under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act during the COVID-19 public health emergency expired at 11:59 pm on May 11, 2023, due to the expiration of the COVID-19 public health emergency.
In 2020 and 2021, OCR published four Notifications of Enforceme…Sign Up for Free Trial