HIPAA News and National Health Information Network News

 Medical privacy — In HIPAA news, the Department of Justice has released a new ruling regarding HIPAA. The opinion is available here (PDF). Also, the HHS report summarizing the 500 + comments on the RFI for the National Health Information Network has been posted. The HHS report is available here. The World Privacy Forum and the Electronic Frontier Foundation submitted joint comments for the NHIN RFI, those comments are available here (PDF).