This morning, July 8, 2010, HHS’ Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Enforcement Rules under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) was posted at the Federal Register for public access prior to publication. It will be published on Wednesday, July 14, 2010. The 234 page NPRM can be accessed in portable document format (pdf) online at: http://www.ofr.gov/OFRUpload/OFRData/2010-16718_PI.pdf. There will be a 60-day comment period relating to the content of the NPRM. HIPAA.com will provide a synopsis of the NPRM in a series of postings following publication in the Federal Register.