Webinar: OCR Update on HIPAA and COVID-19 on 4/24 at 12pm ET

The HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is hosting a webinar for health IT stakeholders on HIPAA privacy and security issues related to COVID-19 and recent OCR actions related to the pandemic.


  • Timothy Noonan, Deputy Director for Health Information Privacy, OCR
  • Marissa Gordon-Nguyen, Senior Advisor for Health Information Privacy Policy, OCR

Topics include:

  • COVID-19 and Permissible Disclosures under the HIPAA Privacy Rule
  • Enforcement Discretion and Guidance for Telehealth Remote Communications
  • Guidance for Disclosures to First Responders and Public Health Authorities
  • Enforcement Discretion for Business Associates to Use and Disclose PHI for Public Health and Health Oversight Activities
  • Enforcement Discretion for Community-Based Testing Sites

When: Friday, April 24, 2020, from 12:00pm – 1:00pm Eastern

Register Here 

Please note, this webinar is limited to 3,000 participants. It will be recorded and made available on HealthIT.gov and the OCR website within the week.

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