HIPAA, Civil Rights, and COVID-19

During the COVID-19 public health emergency, the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has provided guidance that helps explain civil rights laws as well as how the HIPAA Privacy Rule allows patient information to be shared in the outbreak of infectious disease and to assist patients in receiving the care they need.

Read the full article at: https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/special-topics/hipaa-covid19/index.html