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Relaxed enforcement of federal telehealth rules because of the pandemic is coming to an end.

Health care providers will have 90 days to comply with HIPAA telehealth rules after the COVID Public Health Emergency ends at midnight on May 11. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced that it will continue to exercise its enforcement discretion – and not impose penalties – on covered providers for noncompliance during the 90-day transition period, which will expire on August 9, 2023.

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