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HIT Policy Committee Approves Accounting of Disclosure Recommendations, Including Removal of Proposed Access Report Requirement

Last week the Office of the National Coordinator’s Health IT Policy Committee approved recommendations from its Privacy and Security Tiger Team workgroup to scale back HHS’s proposed accounting of disclosures regulations. The Tiger Team developed its recommendations after months of work, including a September 30 virtual hearing in which the Tiger Team heard testimony from providers, payers, business associates, patient advocates, and other stakeholders.

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U.S. Health IT Policy Committee to Hold Hearing and Seek Public Comment on HIPAA Accounting of Disclosure Requirements

On September 30, 2013 (11:45am – 5:00pm EDT), the US Health Information Technology Policy Committee’s Privacy and Security “Tiger Team” will convene an online public hearing to discuss how to improve transparency for patients about the uses and disclosures of their identifiable, electronic health information. This may result in recommendations from the Policy Committee to HHS, which is considering how to implement HIPAA requirements relating to an individual’s right to an “accounting” of disclosures of their protected health information made through an electronic health record.