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COVID-19 and Health Information Privacy: Waivers, Enforcement Discretion, and Outstanding Questions

Recorded On: 05/26/2020

  • Registration Closed

Time: 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern (90 minutes)
Session Format: Live Webinar
CLE Credit Available:  Yes

In most states, AHLA webinars meet the requirements for continuing legal education and attorneys may self-apply for CLE credit. AHLA’s live distance learning webinars are pre-approved for CLE credit in the following states: Alabama, Illinois, Nebraska, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. Please refer to Distance Learning CLE reporting procedure for more information.

The HIT Privacy and Security Risk Compliance and Enforcement Affinity Group will discuss some of the privacy issues raised by COVID-19 under federal and state privacy laws, along with the latest guidance, waivers, and notices of enforcement discretion from the HHS Office for Civil Rights and SAMHSA regarding HIPAA and 42 C.F.R. Part 2. We will also provide an analysis of and recommendations for best practices and privacy and security considerations in acting pursuant to the various regulatory flexibilities, and describe the outstanding questions and remaining gaps resulting from the waivers and other guidance

Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

  • AHLA Member: Pricing Automatically Populated Based on AHLA Membership Level
  • Student: $100
  • Non-AHLA Member: $199

Content Lead:

  • Health Information and Technology


  • Privacy and Cybersecurity Risk, Compliance and Enforcement

Sean T. Sullivan

Senior Associate

Alston & Bird
Atlanta, GA

Adam H. Greene, JD, MPH


Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Washington, DC

Peter Kim

Vice President, Senior Corporate Counsel

Providence St. Joseph Health
Seattle, WA

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