HHS Office For Civil Rights Releases Post-Roe Privacy Protection Plan

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg, Cara Smith / June 29, 2022 at 8:12 PM
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act privacy rule limits providers and health care plans’ ability to share protected health information with law enforcement, HHS’ Office for Civil Rights says in guidance released late Wednesday (June 29) in response to maternal health advocate’s concerns that states are trying to criminalize abortions in the wake of the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade . Most providers and health care plans can disclose protected health information without a patient’s signed authorization...

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