Do the HIPAA Rules Hamper Coordinated Patient Care?

But some regulatory experts argue the problem is not the rules, but misunderstandings about what they allow.In a “pre-rule” entry added this week to the Office of Management and Budget regulatory agenda website, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights indicates that it will issue this fall a request for information that “would solicit the public’s views on whether there are provisions of the HIPAA rules which present barriers that limit or discourage coordinated care and case management.”