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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued guidance addressing how requirements under the Privacy Rule of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability of 1996 (HIPAA) apply regarding the Novel Coronavirus outbreak ("SARS-CoV-2," which causes the disease COVID-19). Among other topics, the guidance addresses coronavirus-related situations in which HIPAA covered entities may disclose individuals' protected health information (PHI).
In litigation under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA), the US District Court for the Southern District of New York denied an employer's motion to dismiss a participant's claims that the employer violated COBRA's election notice requirements.