WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HHS will host a press conference to announce significant modifications to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 Privacy, Security and Enforcement rules, as well as resources and activities to strengthen the privacy of health information and to help Americans understand their rights and resources available to safeguard their personal health information. The press briefing will be held on Thursday, July 8, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. ET. Remarks will be followed by a brief question and answer segment.
|Kathleen Sibelius, Secretary, HHS|
|Georgina Verdugo, Director, Office for Civil Rights, HHS|
|David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P., National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, HHS|
|Joy Pritts, Chief Privacy Officer, ONC, HHS|
|Susan McAndrew, Deputy Director, Health Information Privacy Division, OCR, HHS|
|Press briefing on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), which will modify the HIPAA Privacy, Security and Enforcement Rules under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Care Act (HITECH)|
|Thursday, July 8, 2010, 10:30 a.m. ET|
|HHH Auditorium / 200 Independence, SW, Washington, DC 20201|
|800-857-6748 / passcode: HHS|
Note: All HHS press releases, fact sheets and other press materials are available at http://www.hhs.gov/news.
HHS Press Office
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