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End of COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

May 19, 2023


As a healthcare provider, you are familiar with the Public Health Emergency (PHE) declaration that has been in place since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. This declaration has provided a number of flexibilities and protections for healthcare providers, including increased telehealth access and relaxed HIPAA requirements.

Deadline Reached

On May 11, 2023, the PHE declaration expired. With this, the relaxed regulations and waivers put in place during the pandemic expired, and providers need to return to full compliance with HIPAA regulations. This means that you must ensure that your policies and procedures for safeguarding PHI are up to date.

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