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2003 News Archive

November 2003

  • New Frequently Asked Questions on Facility Directories and Disclosures to Family and Friends - 11/4/03
  • New Frequently Asked Questions on Sharing PHI for Treatment - 11/4/03

September 2003

  • New Frequently Asked Questions on Authorizations - 9/24/03
  • New combined regulation text for privacy, security, and enforcement rules - 9/12/03
  • New Frequently Asked Question on Notices that apply to multiple states - 9/4/03

August 2003

July 2003

  • New OCR web page targets small providers - 7/21/03

June 2003

April 2003

March 2003

  • Notice of Addresses for Submission of HIPAA Privacy Complaints published in Federal Register [PDF] - 3/20/03
  • New Privacy Frequently Asked Questions Posted - 3/13/03
  • OCR Frequently Asked Questions are now searchable - 3/13/03
  • Notice of Address for Submission of Requests for Preemption Exception Determination published in Federal Register [PDF] - 3/11/03

February 2003

  • HHS Adopts final security standards for protecting individually identifiable health information when it is maintained or transmitted electronically by health plans, certain health care providers and health care clearinghouses. Press Release|Final rule - 2/13/03

  • HHS Adopts final modifications to the transaction standards, which health plans, certain health care providers and health care clearinghouses by law must use for electronic health care transactions.
    Final rule - 2/13/03

January 2003

  • OCR will conduct four conferences to discuss and respond to questions on the Privacy Rule in February and March 2003 in San Diego, Atlanta, New York, and Chicago - 1/27/03

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