What’s trending on NP Privacy Partner



July 19, 2019

NP Privacy Partner

Author(s): Valerie Breslin Montague, Jena M. Grady

Amended Oregon data protection act expands scope and regulates vendors and OCR releases new set of FAQs to address health plans’ use of PHI for care coordination and continuity of care. Here’s what’s trending in data privacy and cybersecurity.

Data Breach

Amended Oregon data protection act expands scope and regulates vendors

The updated law now requires vendors and subcontractors to send data breach notifications to their clients, as well as to the Oregon Attorney General.—Valerie Breslin Montague

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Health Care and HIPAA

OCR releases new set of FAQs to address health plans’ use of PHI for care coordination and continuity of care

On June 26, 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a new FAQ document to address how the HIPAA Privacy Rule allows health plans to share PHI in certain circumstances.—Jena M. Grady

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