February 19, 2019

ABA Health Law Section releases comments on modifying HIPAA rules

CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2019 — The American Bar Association Health Law Section submitted comments on the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights, Request for Information on Modifying HIPAA Rules to Improve Coordinated Care, 83 Fed. Reg. 64302.

The comments were approved by the section’s council on Feb. 7 and submitted to the CMS on Feb. 11.

The views expressed herein are presented on behalf of the section. No government attorneys or government professional participated in the drafting of submission of these comments. Accordingly, the views expressed in these comments should not be construed as representing the policy or views of any government employee who is a member of the section or its council. These comments have not been approved by the ABA House of Delegates or the Board of Governors and, accordingly, should not be construed as representing the position of the American Bar Association.

The comments are available for review online.

 

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