Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information. Final Privacy Rule Preamble.. B. Reasons for Promulgating the Rule

12/28/2000

This proposed rule is being promulgated in response to a statutory mandate to do so under section 264 of Public Law 104-191. Additional information on the reasons for promulgating the rule can be found in earlier preamble discussions (see Section I. B. above).

1. Objectives and Legal Basis

This information can be found in earlier preamble discussions (See I. C. and IV., above).

2. Relevant Federal Provisions

This information can be found in earlier preamble discussions (See I. C., above).