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OCR seeks public input on potential modifications to the HIPAA Rules

Jennifer Pike January 4, 2019
Doctor holding tablet

The Office of Civil Rights has asked for public input how the agency might modify the HIPAA Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules in a Request for Information. The 50 questions in the RFI reveals notable insights for the OCR’s future plans to improve care coordination and reduce regulatory burdens. READ MORE

Are you ready for Section 1557’s notice requirements?

April Kirkley October 14, 2016
An Affordable Care Act booklet with stethascope

Beginning October 16, 2016, most hospitals, health clinics, and insurance insurers must post required nondiscrimination notices on websites, marketing materials, and physical locations, as mandated by Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act. READ MORE