Did you know that, as of January 2017, there have been more than 1,800 sizeable security breaches of healthcare information? Sizeable means that each of these 1,800 breaches disclosed the patient information of more than 500 people at a time.…
After a data breach, everything you have done, everything you have discovered, and everything you have reported must be documented.
OCR announced this week that a second round of HIPAA Audits has finally begun. Even if you don’t face an audit, you are likely to find yourself facing off with security and compliance challenges.
Future HIPAA compliance audits could result in more costly enforcement action. But being prepared is about more than a possible audit.
A new round of HIPAA Audits scheduled to begin in late 2014 will remain on hold indefinitely. Find out what this does, and more importantly, what it does NOT mean for Covered Entities and Business Associates.
OCR has postponed “Round 2” HIPAA audits for Covered Entities & Business Associates. But don’t relax just yet!
Should You Wait for HHS to Come Calling? In February, Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (HHS OCR) announced the return of the HIPAA audit program conducted in 2012. Best to be prepared.