NRPM: Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information. v. Receipt of a notification of amendment or correction.


If a covered plan or provider receives a notification of erroneous or incomplete protected health information as provided in proposed § 164.516(d), we are proposing that the covered plan or provider or be required to make the necessary amendment or correction to protected health information in its custody that would be available for inspection and copying. This affirmative duty to incorporate amendments and corrections would be necessary to ensure that individuals’ protected health information is as accurate and complete as possible as it travels through the health care system.