March 2020 COVID-19 & HIPAA Bulletin LimitedWaiver of HIPAA Sanctions and Penalties During a Nationwide Public Health Emergency
This bulletin ensured that HIPAA covered entities and their business associates are aware of the ways that patient information may be shared under the HIPAA Privacy Rule in an outbreak of infectious disease or other emergency situation, and to serve as a reminder that the protections of the Privacy Rule are not set aside during an emergency
Issued by: Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
Issue Date: March 01, 2020
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