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Guidance on the application of HIPAA during the nationwide public health emergency.
Guidance on the application of civil rights laws during the nationwide public health emergency.
HHS proposes to revise ACA Section 1557 Rule to enforce civil rights in healthcare, conform to the law, and eliminate billions in unnecessary costs.
Click here to learn about civil rights protections that may apply to a person in recovery from an opioid use disorder and ensure that covered entities are aware of their obligation to comply with federal nondiscrimination laws.
Click here to learn how HHS OCR protects and enforces all of your civil rights in health and human services in its three divisions, including in the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division.
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