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The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently released “Health App Use Scenarios and HIPAA,” which addresses the applicability of HIPAA to mobile device applications (apps) that collect, store, manage, organize, or transmit health information. To learn more about this guidance, please see our LawFlash titled “Health Apps and HIPAA: OCR Publishes New Guidance for Health App Developers.