HHS releases proposed rule on accounting of disclosures
02 June 2011Health & Privacy Alert
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published on 31 May a proposed rule modifying the HIPAA Privacy Rule's accounting of disclosures requirement. The proposed rule would provide individuals with a new right to receive a written "access report" that describes uses and disclosures of their protected health information (PHI) made through an "electronic designated record set." The proposed rule also makes a number of changes to the existing accounting of disclosures requirements.
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