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HHS/OCR RIN: 0945-AA03 Publication ID: Fall 2011 
Title: Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification Rules 
Abstract: The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights will issue final rules to modify the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification Rules as necessary to implement the privacy, security, enforcement, and breach notification provisions of Subtitle D of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (Title XIII of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009), and will modify the HIPAA Privacy Rule as required by section 105 of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008. 
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 45 CFR 160    45 CFR 164   
Legal Authority: PL 111-5, secs 13400 to 13410    42 USC 1320d-9   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  Effective date of certain HITECH enforcement provisions  02/18/2011 
Final  Statutory  Effective date of certain HITECH enforcement provisions  02/18/2009 
Final  Statutory  Deadline for final GINA rule  05/21/2009 
Final  Statutory  Deadline for Interim Final Rule on Breach Notification  08/17/2009 
Final  Statutory  Effective date of certain HITECH privacy, security, and enforcement provisions  02/18/2010 
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Final Action  03/00/2012    
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Andra Wicks
Health Information Privacy Specialist
Department of Health and Human Services
Office for Civil Rights
200 Independence Avenue SW.,
Washington, DC 20201
Phone:202 205-2292
Fax:202 205-4786
Email: andra.wicks@hhs.gov