Bloomberg Law
April 2, 2020, 3:45 PM

HHS Eases Health Privacy Rules for Care Providers, Associates

Laura Curtis
Laura Curtis
Bloomberg News

HHS says it will exercise enforcement discretion and won’t impose penalties for violations of certain provisions of the HIPAA privacy rule, according to statement from agency.

  • Health-care providers won’t be penalized for “good faith uses and disclosures of protected health information” for public health and health oversight during the COVID-19 health emergency

To contact the reporter on this story:
Laura Curtis in Washington at

To contact the editors responsible for this story:
Kasia Klimasinska at

Catherine Dodge, Laura Curtis

© 2020 Bloomberg L.P. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

Learn more about Bloomberg Law or Log In to keep reading:

Learn About Bloomberg Law

AI-powered legal analytics, workflow tools and premium legal & business news.

Already a subscriber?

Log in to keep reading or access research tools.