Draft RCA: Public Health Authority Notification; Federal Register Notice

The Commission voted to publish a notice in the federal register to announce the Commission's status as a "public health authority" under the medical privacy requirements of the Health LProtability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
February 26, 2014

Record of Commission Action

(Briefing package dated Feb. 20, 2014) 

 

Decision

The Commission voted unanimously (3-0) to approve publication of the notice in the Federal Register that will inform hospitals and other health care organizations of the Commission’s status as a “public health authority” under the medical privacy requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).

 

Commissioners Voting 

Commissioners voting by ballot. Ballot vote due Feb. 26, 2014

  • Acting Chairman Robert S. Adler
  • Commissioner Marietta S. Robinson 
  • Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle