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New HIPAA fact sheet available

December 21, 2016 Washington — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and Office of Civil Rights have a new fact sheet that breaks down how providers are permitted to share electronic protected health information with public health agencies without obtaining an individual's written authorization.

For more information, check out the ONC's blog series to learn about this critical aspect of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act regulations.