Article | February 24, 2017

Health and Human Services (HHS) Revisions To The Common Rule: What You Need to Know

Source: Rho
Health and Human Services (HHS) Revisions To The Common Rule

By Shann Williams, Senior Director, Operations, Rho

On January 18, 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced revisions to the Common Rule. The intent of the revision is to enhance protection for research participants, while reducing the administrative burden associated with oversight.  Stakeholders will need to be compliant by January 19, 2018. This article provides a summary of the changes – including which proposals from the review period were not incorporated – so you can be prepared for the changes and ready for the impacts of the final rule.