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March 28, 2020 BULLETIN: Civil Rights, HIPAA, and the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

This bulletin reminds entities covered by civil rights authorities keep in mind their obligations under laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination and the HIPAA Rules.

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Issued by: Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

Issue Date: March 28, 2020

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