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
    August 19, 2020

    July saw a major fall in the number of reported data breaches of 500 or more healthcare records, dropping below the 12-month average of 39.83 breaches per month.

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    HIPAA Journal
    July 24, 2020

    The sharp drop in healthcare data breaches seen in May proved to be short lived, with June seeing a major increase in data breaches.

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    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.