Monthly Archives: December 2018

HIPAA: Open Season for Comments

The Office for Civil Rights is now seeking comments on whether certain aspects of the HIPAA privacy and security rules should be modified. The Request for Information is purely a solicitation of comments and ideas from the public on whether … Continue reading

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Picking Up the Pace: More HIPAA Settlements

After a slow start to the year in terms of HIPAA settlement, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is trying to finish the year with a bang. Since September 20, 2018, OCR has announced four different HIPAA settlements. The nature … Continue reading

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