The blog of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

Author Archives: Victoria Wilbur and Elizabeth Pike

New HIPAA Guidance on De-Identification

On November 26, 2012, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) within the Department of Health and Human Services released new Guidance on De-identification of Protected Health Information. The new Guidance provides covered entities—defined as certain health care providers, health care clearinghouses, or health plans—with specific tools and techniques for de-identifying health information using the two […]

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