OCR Issues Audit Report on Health Care Industry Compliance with the HIPAA Rules

Published: 12/21/2020

Sources:
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has published the 2016-2017 HIPAA Audits Industry Report, which reviewed selected health care entities and business associates for compliance with certain provisions of the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules.

The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act requires HHS to periodically audit covered entities and business associates for their compliance

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