Providing Education and Information About the Regulatory Requirements for HIPAA

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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) provides comprehensive guidance for patients, including their privacy rights concerning the use or disclosure of their medical information. 

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News

  • Source:

    HIPAA Journal
    June 23, 2020

    May 2020 saw a marked fall in the number of reported healthcare data breaches compared to April, with 28 data breaches of 500 or more records reported to the HHS’ Office for Civil Rights.

  • Source:

    HIPAA Journal
    May 20, 2020

    There were 37 healthcare data breaches of 500 or more records reported in April 2020, up one from the 36 breaches reported in March.

  • Source:

    HIPAA Journal
    April 24, 2020

    March 2020 saw a 7.69% month-over-month decrease in the number of reported healthcare data breaches and a 45.88% reduction in the number of breached records.