Future HIPAA compliance audits could result in more costly enforcement action. But being prepared is about more than a possible audit.
Unencrypted data is an unnecessary security risk for any company or organization. Encryption is a first line of defense. Do you know where you must, might, and may not need to use encryption?
Do you know how to avoid the HIPAA compliance issues that are involved in most OCR investigations?
OCR has postponed “Round 2” HIPAA audits for Covered Entities & Business Associates. But don’t relax just yet!
With OCR compliance audits set to resume soon, HHS is sending a clear message – failure to comply with HIPAA regulations puts you at risk of more than just a breach. But the message they’re sending doesn’t stop there.