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September 13, 2010
Public Policy Priority Health Data Privacy
Statement Type Regulatory Comment

AMIA comments on the HHS NPRM to modify HIPPA Privacy, Security and Enforcement Rules under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Act (HITECH) published in the Federal Register on July 14, 2010. The discussion focuses mainly on protecting the PHI of consumers by the way of business associates and subcontractors, marketing and fundraising, prohibition of sale of PHI, research, restricting information based self-payment, notice of privacy practices, individual access to PHI, enforcement, and other changes to the above policy.