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HIPAA Enforcement is About to Get Serious
Graydon Head & Ritchey LLPLink to more items from this source
Oct. 7, 2015
"All of the publicity has increased public awareness regarding HIPAA breaches and has put significant pressure on the [the HHS] Office of Civil Rights (OCR) to start flexing its enforcement muscle. Now, it looks like the pressure is coming internally as well since the HHS Office of the Inspector General recently released a [28-page report] [entitled 'OCR Should Strengthen Its Oversight of Covered Entities' Compliance with the HIPAA Privacy Standards'] summarizing its internal investigation of OCR's enforcement practices."

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