December 10, 2019

December 10, 2019

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December 09, 2019

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HIPAA Omnibus Rule Expected Within 90 Days – Pending Review at OMB

Officials from the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced March 26 that the long-awaited rule updating Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations has been sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).  The omnibus rule, which covers four previously released proposed and interim final rules, is expected to take a full 90 days permitted for OMB review.

The omnibus rule will include the final rules for the following: 

OCR Deputy Director for Health Information Privacy, Susan McAndrew, made the announcement at the 20th National HIPAA Summit.  If OMB does take the full 90 days for its review, the final rule will be issued in late June 2012.

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Dianne advises a variety of health care clients on a broad range of issues, including licensure, regulatory, contractual, and risk management matters, and patient care. As former in-house counsel to an academic medical center, a large part of her practice involves counseling researchers and research sponsors in matters related to FDA and OHRP regulated clinical research, including patient consent, access to and use of tissue and associated patient information, and the Institutional Review Board process. In addition, Dianne currently serves as a Vice Chair of AHLA's...

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