The OCR will not impose penalties for violations of the HIPAA Rules in connection with the use of WBSAs for scheduling individuals for COVID-19 vaccinations. Covered health care providers can use WBSA to only schedule individuals for COVID-19 vaccination appointments. If otherwise, HIPAA penalties still apply. Read on to know more!
HIPAA Penalty Changes: OCR Announces Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Use of Online or Web-Based Scheduling Applications to Schedule COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments