OCR Announces Next Round Of HIPAA Audits

OCR Announces Next Round of HIPAA Audits

In 2011, The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) began auditing healthcare providers and business associates to determine overall compliance with HIPAA’s privacy and security laws.  At a recent HIPAA security conference, OCR Director Roger…

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10 COMMON HIPAA VIOLATIONS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

10 COMMON HIPAA VIOLATIONS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

For healthcare providers, arguably your most valuable asset is your patient information.  Patients assume you will protect their private information.  Unfortunately, many practices are not implementing even the basic safeguards required under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). …

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10 COMMON HIPAA VIOLATIONS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

10 COMMON HIPAA VIOLATIONS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

For healthcare providers, arguably your most valuable asset is your patient information.  Patients assume you will protect their private information.  Unfortunately, many practices are not implementing even the basic safeguards required under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). …

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10 COMMON HIPAA VIOLATIONS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

10 COMMON HIPAA VIOLATIONS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

For healthcare providers, arguably your most valuable asset is your patient information.  Patients assume you will protect their private information.  Unfortunately, many practices are not implementing even the basic safeguards required under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). …

Read More
10 COMMON HIPAA VIOLATIONS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

10 COMMON HIPAA VIOLATIONS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

For healthcare providers, arguably your most valuable asset is your patient information.  Patients assume you will protect their private information.  Unfortunately, many practices are not implementing even the basic safeguards required under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). …

Read More
10 COMMON HIPAA VIOLATIONS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

10 COMMON HIPAA VIOLATIONS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

For healthcare providers, arguably your most valuable asset is your patient information.  Patients assume you will protect their private information.  Unfortunately, many practices are not implementing even the basic safeguards required under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). …

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