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Do we need to recapture signatures when we provide a revised HIPAA Privacy Notice?The answer to this is NO. HHS did not change the original rule regarding the capturing of signatures. Click this link to the section in the Federal Register covering the privacy notice rules. Section (c)(2) deals with privacy notices for healthcare providers (pharmacies in this case). Section (c)(2)(iv) explains the requirements when a revision occurs and as you can read it does not include the requirement to recapture signatures.