E&C Members Consider Amending HIPAA, Privacy Bill To Prevent Cyberattacks

By Cara Smith / April 17, 2024 at 3:14 PM
As House Energy & Commerce Committee members weigh strategies to improve responses to future attacks on health organizations in the wake of the Change Healthcare cyberattack, a key physician group is suggesting Congress amend the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to give health care entities more clearinghouse options during catastrophic events. Lawmakers told Inside Health Policy modifying HIPAA and adjusting privacy legislation are strategies being considered among committee members. America’s Physician Groups are urging lawmakers to amend...

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