The resources below provide an overview of the HHS and OCR response to COVID-19.
Notices of Enforcement Discretion
- Notice of Enforcement Discretion for Business Associates
- Notice of Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth Remote Communications
- March 28, 2020 | OCR Bulletin: Civil Rights, HIPAA, and COVID-19
- March 2020 | HHS Bulletin: Limited Waiver of HIPAA Sanctions and Penalties During a National Public Health Emergency
- February 2020 | HHS Bulletin: HIPAA Privacy and Novel Coronavirus
- HIPAA Privacy Rule and Public Health: Guidance from CDC and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services