OCR Releases Guidance Regarding De-Identification of Protected Health Information

November 30th, 2012|

On November 26, 2012, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) released guidance on the de-identification of protected health information (PHI) in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule.  This guidance provides an explanation of two methods for achieving de-identification of PHI:  Expert Determination and Safe Harbor.

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