Department of Health and Human Services looking to fix HIPAA

Among regulations in healthcare, perhaps none is more well known—or loathed—than HIPAA.

Now, the Department of Health and Human Services said they want to hear from the public about how to fix what are officially known as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) rules.

Specifically, they are looking for feedback on how to reform the HIPAA Privacy Rule to remove barriers to organizations trying to share data in an attempt to improve healthcare delivery.

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