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OCR Announces HIPAA Enforcement Discretion for Make-Shift COVID-19 Testing Sites

In line with its other Notices of Enforcement Discretion, OCR announced today that it will not enforce HIPAA rules against healthcare providers and their business associates for HIPAA violations that occur during the good faith operation of a community-based COVID-19 specimen collection and testing site, such as a mobile, drive-through or walk-up site.