45 CFR 164.532 - Transition provisions.

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§ 164.532 Transition provisions.
(a) Standard: Effect of prior authorizations. Notwithstanding §§ 164.508 and 164.512(i), a covered entity may use or disclose protected health information, consistent with paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section, pursuant to an authorization or other express legal permission obtained from an individual permitting the use or disclosure of protected health information, informed consent of the individual to participate in research, or a waiver of informed consent by an IRB.
(b) Implementation specification: Effect of prior authorization for purposes other than research. Notwithstanding any provisions in § 164.508, a covered entity may use or disclose protected health information that it created or received prior to the applicable compliance date of this subpart pursuant to an authorization or other express legal permission obtained from an individual prior to the applicable compliance date of this subpart, provided that the authorization or other express legal permission specifically permits such use or disclosure and there is no agreed-to restriction in accordance with § 164.522(a).
(c) Implementation specification: Effect of prior permission for research. Notwithstanding any provisions in §§ 164.508 and 164.512(i), a covered entity may, to the extent allowed by one of the following permissions, use or disclose, for research, protected health information that it created or received either before or after the applicable compliance date of this subpart, provided that there is no agreed-to restriction in accordance with § 164.522(a), and the covered entity has obtained, prior to the applicable compliance date, either:
(1) An authorization or other express legal permission from an individual to use or disclose protected health information for the research;
(2) The informed consent of the individual to participate in the research; or
(3) A waiver, by an IRB, of informed consent for the research, in accordance with 7 CFR 1c.116(d), CFR 745.116(d), 14 CFR 1230.116(d), CFR 27.116(d), 16 CFR 1028.116(d), CFR 50.24, 22 CFR 225.116(d), CFR 60.116(d), 28 CFR 46.116(d), CFR 219.116(d), 34 CFR 97.116(d), CFR 16.116(d), 40 CFR 26.116(d), CFR 46.116(d), 45 CFR 690.116(d), or 49 CFR 11.116(d), provided that a covered entity must obtain authorization in accordance with § 164.508 if, after the compliance date, informed consent is sought from an individual participating in the research.
(d) Standard: Effect of prior contracts or other arrangements with business associates. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this subpart, a covered entity, other than a small health plan, may disclose protected health information to a business associate and may allow a business associate to create, receive, or use protected health information on its behalf pursuant to a written contract or other written arrangement with such business associate that does not comply with §§ 164.502(e) and 164.504(e) consistent with the requirements, and only for such time, set forth in paragraph (e) of this section.
(e) Implementation specification: Deemed compliance—
(1) Qualification. Notwithstanding other sections of this subpart, a covered entity, other than a small health plan, is deemed to be in compliance with the documentation and contract requirements of §§ 164.502(e) and 164.504(e), with respect to a particular business associate relationship, for the time period set forth in paragraph (e)(2) of this section, if:
(i) Prior to October 15, 2002, such covered entity has entered into and is operating pursuant to a written contract or other written arrangement with a business associate for such business associate to perform functions or activities or provide services that make the entity a business associate; and
(ii) The contract or other arrangement is not renewed or modified from October 15, 2002, until the compliance date set forth in § 164.534.
(2) Limited deemed compliance period. A prior contract or other arrangement that meets the qualification requirements in paragraph (e) of this section, shall be deemed compliant until the earlier of:
(i) The date such contract or other arrangement is renewed or modified on or after the compliance date set forth in § 164.534; or
(ii) April 14, 2004.
(3) Covered entity responsibilities. Nothing in this section shall alter the requirements of a covered entity to comply with part 160, subpart C of this subchapter and §§ 164.524, 164.526, 164.528, and 164.530(f) with respect to protected health information held by a business associate.
[65 FR 82802, Dec. 28, 2000, as amended at 67 FR 53272, Aug. 14, 2002]

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  • 2014-02-06; vol. 79 # 25 - Thursday, February 6, 2014
    1. 79 FR 7290 - CLIA Program and HIPAA Privacy Rule; Patients' Access to Test Reports
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Office of the Secretary, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: These regulations are effective on April 7, 2014. HIPAA covered entities must comply with the applicable requirements of this final rule by October 6, 2014.
      42 CFR Part 493

Title 45 published on 2012-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 45 CFR 164 after this date.

  • 2014-02-06; vol. 79 # 25 - Thursday, February 6, 2014
    1. 79 FR 7290 - CLIA Program and HIPAA Privacy Rule; Patients' Access to Test Reports
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Office of the Secretary, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: These regulations are effective on April 7, 2014. HIPAA covered entities must comply with the applicable requirements of this final rule by October 6, 2014.
      42 CFR Part 493