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OCR Levies Second-Biggest Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Fine Ever

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has announced that an insurance company based in Puerto Rico will pay the second-largest HIPAA settlement in the history of enforcement of the law. Triple-S Management Corporation agreed … Continue reading

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HHS to Covered Entities: Check Your Mail—HIPAA Audits are Coming

The long-anticipated Phase 2 of the HIPAA audit program of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is coming soon. Phase 1, which took place over 2011 and 2012, found that many covered entities … Continue reading

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