The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) promised further guidance on some of the changes delivered in the Omnibus Rule earlier this year and this week we have seen this start to roll out. First came the new Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP) issued by the OCR on their website to give organizations a template to use or to start with in developing their new NPP.

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) promised further guidance on some of the changes delivered in the Omnibus Rule earlier this year and this week we have seen this start to roll out. First came the new Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP) issued by the OCR on their website to give organizations a template to use or to start with in developing their new NPP. Using this NPP makes it very simple for entities in that at a minimum you have confidence that the basics required are covered if this template is adopted. If nothing else it provides a good place to start.

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