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Title OpDiv/StaffDiv Sort descending Guidance Status Issue Date
Enforcement Results as of July 2007  Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
Enforcement Top 5 issues  Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
Failure to protect the health records of millions of persons costs entity millions of dollars  Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 1504 Can a CE discuss and individual's health information after death? Index  Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 1513 Does the HIPAA Privacy Rule require schools to maintain student immunization records?   Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 1521 May a covered entity pay a business associate to assist in making a refill reminder or other communication that falls within the “refill reminder” exception to marketing?  Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 189 Generally, what does the HIPAA Privacy Rule require the average provider or health plan to do?   Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 467 Must a covered entity provide an accounting for disclosures if the only information disclosed to a public health authority is in the form of a limited data set?   Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 483 Does the HIPAA Privacy Rule permit hospitals and other health care facilities to inform visitors or callers about a patient’s location in the facility and general condition?  Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 468 May a covered entity hire a business associate to create a limited data set, and may the public health authority be a business associate for that purpose, even if the public health authority is also the intended recipient of the limited data set?   Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
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