Guidance on HIPAA and Individual Authorization of Uses and Disclosures of Protected Health Information for Research

The Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released this guidance for researchers, including information on the 21st Century Cures Act of 2016 mandate and guidance on sufficient descriptions of purpose of a use and authorizations for future use, revocation of authorizations, and expiration of authorizations. (June 2018)