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HHS is Gearing Up for HIPAA Audits

The Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) is preparing to resume its Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) compliance audit program. In a notice published in the February 24, 2014 … Continue reading

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HIPAA Compliance: Deadline Next Month

On January 25, 2013 the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) published the long-awaited Final HIPAA Omnibus Rule (“Final Rule”) massively overhauling the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules. Covered entities such as health care providers, health … Continue reading

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