The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’s (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued an Important Notice Regarding Individuals’ Right of Access to Health Records through its email list serve on January 29, 2020. In the Notice, OCR addressed the recent memorandum Opinion issued in Ciox Health v. Azar, et al, No. 18-cv-00040 (D.D.C.
Ciox Health, LLC Initiates Lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services Over Medical Records Request Fees under HIPAA and HITECH
By William Daley on
Posted in Enforcement + Litigation
On January 8, 2018, Ciox Health, LLC (Ciox) filed a complaint against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and then-acting Secretary Eric D. Hargan, alleging that the Department’s rules and guidance, under HIPAA and HITECH, “impose tremendous financial and regulatory burdens on health care providers and threatens to upend the medical-records industry that…