Still waiting. The White House Ofice of Management and Budget (“OMB”) has extended its review of the final omnibus HIPAA rule, validating recent comments indicating that further delay was likely. As we reported back in March, the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rigths submitted the final omnibus rule for review by OMB,… Continue Reading
Finally. The Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) has received the long-awaited Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification Rules. The estimated timeframe is approximately 90 days for OMB to undertake its review. We hope to have the final rules by the end of June.