Jan 1, 2021 9:28:00 AM

OCR Proposed Changes to HIPAA Privacy Rule Part 2

Introduction   In January 2021, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) published its proposed Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy Rule to Empower Individuals, Improve Coordinated Care, and Reduce Regulatory Burdens, and opened for public comment until March 22, 2021. As of March 9, 2021, this comment period has been extended to May 6, 2021. In Part 1 of our blog, we highlighted the first 4 of the proposed eight (8) changes and how these may impact providers. Today, we’ll go over the remainder.