COVID-19 Employer Playbook

Privacy Issues

HIPAA Privacy Issues The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has provided notification of enforcement discretion for telehealth remote communications during the COVID-19 public health emergency. “We are empowering medical providers to serve patients wherever they are during this national public health emergency. We are especially concerned about reaching those most at risk, including older persons and persons with disabilities.” – Roger Severino, OCR Director


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