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    HIPAA Security and Privacy General Provisions: Statutory Basis - § 164.102

    As Contained in the HHS HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules

     

    HHS Regulations as Amended January 2013
    Security and Privacy General Provisions: Statutory Basis - § 164.102

     

    The provisions of this part are adopted pursuant to the Secretary's authority to prescribe standards, requirements, and implementation specifications under part C of title XI of the Act, section 264 of Public Law 104-191, and sections 13400--13424 of Public Law 111-5.

     

    HHS Description and Commentary from the January 2013 Amendments
    Security and Privacy General Provisions: Statutory Basis

     

    This section sets out the statutory basis of Part 164. We proposed and include in this final rule a technical change to include a reference to the provisions of sections 13400 through 13424 of the HITECH Act upon which the regulatory changes discussed below are based.

     

    HHS Description from Original Rulemaking
    Security and Privacy General Provisions: Statutory Basis

     

    In the NPRM, we provided that the provisions of this part are adopted pursuant to the Secretary's authority to prescribe standards, requirements, and implementation standards under part C of title XI of the Act and section 264 of Public Law 104-191. The final rule adopts this language.