Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information. Final Privacy Rule Preamble.. Section 164.104 - Applicability


In the NPRM, we provided that except as otherwise provided, the provisions of this part apply to covered entities: health plans, health care clearinghouses, and health care providers who transmit health information in electronic form in connection with any transaction referred to in section 1173(a)(1) of the Act. The final rule adopts this language.