HHS Office for Civil Rights Announces the Expiration of COVID-19 Public Health Emergency HIPAA Notifications of Enforcement Discretion
- Department of Health and Human Services
- All Healthcare Organizations
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has announced that the 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 will expire 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 …Sign Up for Free Trial