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Clarifying Whether Some Data-Sharing Is Allowed Under HIPAA Was Reportedly A Major Theme At COVID-19 Hearing

  • April 16, 2020

Modern Healthcare (4/15, Cohen, Subscription Publication) reports that “clarifying whether certain types of data-sharing are allowed under HIPAA proved a major theme at a COVID-19 pandemic response hearing convened by the Health Information Technology Advisory Committee on Wednesday.” Over “a dozen representatives from healthcare providers, health information exchanges, software vendors and federal agencies at the virtual meeting presented on how they’ve been addressing the novel coronavirus, as well as challenges they’ve faced, to help inform HITAC’s policy recommendations to HHS’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.”