Major changes coming to HIPAA privacy rules

In January 2021, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services proposed revisions and additions to HIPAA and HITECH’s protected health information (PHI) and privacy regulations. The final rule is expected to be published soon, and most provisions likely will be effective six months thereafter. 

LGN Partners Greg Myers and David Asp and law clerk Develyn Mistriotti, recently published an article detailing the proposed rule’s alterations to the HIPAA landscape and the major implications for health care entities and patients.

Read the full article published in the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Bench + Bar of Minnesota by following this link.