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Which parts of the HIPAA Rules are included in the Notification of Enforcement Discretion regarding COVID-19 and remote telehealth communications?

Covered health care providers will not be subject to penalties for violations of the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules that occur in the good faith provision of telehealth during the COVID-19 nationwide public health emergency. This Notification does not affect the application of the HIPAA Rules to other areas of health care outside of telehealth during the emergency.

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Content last reviewed on March 27, 2020