HHS Clarifies and Reinforces HIPAA Privacy Guidance for Reproductive Health Care

Published: 07/05/2022

  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

In the wake of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision about abortion, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is underscoring that access to comprehensive reproductive health care services, including abortion care, is essential to individual health and well-being. According to HHS, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule (Privacy Rule) supports such access by giving individuals confidence that their protected health information (PHI), including

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