The final omnibus HIPAA rule governing the privacy, security, breach notification and enforcement rules, and the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act, should be out by the end of summer, says Farzad Mostashari, national coordinator for health information technology.

He made the announcement during the opening keynote of the Health Privacy Summit underway in Washington, D.C. Mostashari also noted the rules will extend liability under HIPAA to business associates and subcontractors, which was a major provision of the proposed rules. The final omnibus rule was sent on March 24 to the Office of Management and Budget for review, one of the last steps before publication.

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