HHS Faces Lawsuit Regarding Website Tracking Restrictions

Seventeen hospital associations and 30 providers filed amicus briefs last week in support of the American Hospital Association’s suit against the restrictions imposed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on website tracking. In the briefs, the parties warn the restrictions would threaten their ability to provide needed health services. Read more on the case and review HHS’ Use of Online Technologies by HIPAA Covered Entities and Business Associates.