The OCR, the enforcement branch of HHS for HIPAA and HITEC, recently announced it was exercising its option to not levy or enforce penalties against healthcare providers that utilize non-compliant telehealth delivery platforms, during the COVID19 crisis.
This has led to some confusion with some counselors believing that all HIPAA compliance has been suspended for telehealthcare providers. That is definitely not the case so listen as Phillip Crum and Kathleen Mills, LPC-S, CEAP review the actual HHS documents and squeeze the truth out of them!
Tip: Download the documents below and follow along on your monitor as we review them. I think it'll make the discussion much easier to follow for you.