• HHS Publishes Final Changes To HIPAA Privacy Rule
  • March 2, 2004 | Author: Benjamin T. Butler
  • Law Firm: Crowell & Moring LLP - Washington Office
  • On Wednesday, August 14, 2002, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") published in the Federal Register revised Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information ("Final Rule") under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, P.L. 104-191 ("HIPAA"). Most health care entities must be fully compliant with the Final Rule by April 14, 2003.