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HHS Inspector General Report: OCR Should Strengthen Its Followup of Breaches of Patient Health Information Reported by Covered Entities
Office of Inspector General [OIG], U.S. Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]Link to more items from this source
Sept. 29, 2015

"OCR should [1] enter small-breach information into its case-tracking system or a searchable database linked to it; [2] maintain complete documentation of corrective action; [3] develop an efficient method in its case-tracking system to search for and track covered entities that reported prior breaches; [4] develop a policy requiring OCR staff to check whether covered entities reported prior breaches; and [5] continue to expand outreach and education efforts to covered entities."

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