Are health plans required to make a good faith effort to obtain from their enrollees a written acknowledgement of receipt of the notice?
No. Under the HIPAA Privacy Rule, only covered health care providers that have a direct treatment relationship with individuals are required to make a good faith effort to obtain the individual's acknowledgment of receipt of the notice. See 45 CFR 164.520
Date Created: 12/20/2002
Last Updated: 03/14/2006