June 7, 2013. Today, HHS published in the Federal Register “Technical Corrections to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Enforcement Rules” that were published on January 25, 2013, as the Final Rule: “Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification Rules Under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act [HITECH Act] and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act; Other Modifications of the HIPAA Rules.”
According to the “Summary“ in today’s Corrections Final Rule: “These technical corrections address certain inadvertent errors and omissions in the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Enforcement Rules that are located at 45 CFR parts 160 and 164.
The effective date of the Corrections Final Rule is June 7, 2013.
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