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Friday at Five: Upcoming Virtual Conferences

Conferences are a good way to get the newest information, network, earn some needed continuing education, or get back in touch with peers. With the pandemic still raging, companies are moving forward with their conferences and events online. Here are some upcoming virtual events to consider.

HHS Proposes Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy Rule

The Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announces proposed changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule to support individuals’ engagement in their care, remove barriers to coordinated care, and reduce regulatory burdens on the health care industry.

AMA Announces Additional CPT Codes for COVID-19 Vaccines

The American Medical Association announced that the Current Procedural Terminology code set is being updated by the CPT Editorial Panel to include immunization and administration codes that are unique to the COVID-19 vaccine under development by AstraZeneca and University of Oxford.