New OCR Guidance: HIPAA Compliant Apps and Health Information

In April of 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued a new series of guidance in the form of FAQs about HIPAA compliant apps, health information, and the disclosure of PHI. HIPAA guidance is routinely issued by OCR to clarify changes to enforcement or regulatory activity as a result of changes and trends in the healthcare industry. Oftentimes, this [...]