ABSTRACT

Enforcement Discretion Regarding COVID-19 Community-Based Testing Sites (CBTS) During the COVID-19 Nationwide Public Health Emergency   [open pdf - 76KB]

From the Summary: "This notification is to inform the public that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is exercising its discretion in how it applies the Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). As a matter of enforcement discretion, the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) will not impose penalties for noncompliance with the regulatory requirements under the HIPAA Rules against covered health care providers or their business associates in connection with the good faith participation in the operation of a COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] Community-Based Testing Site (CBTS) during the COVID-19 nationwide public health emergency."

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2020-04-09
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Public Domain
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: https://www.hhs.gov/
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