Corporate Compliance

Regulations: OCR issues privacy rule proposal, CMS correct IRF PPS final rule

Medicare Insider, October 6, 2009

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OCR proposes modifications to HIPAA privacy rule

On October 1, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued a display copy of proposals to modify the HIPAA privacy rule. The proposed rule would strengthen privacy protections for genetic information, as required by the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008.

View the proposed rule.

CMS issues IRF PPS correction

On October 1, CMS issued a correction in the Federal Register to its previously issued inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) PPS final rule for 2010.

View the correction.



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