HIPAA Breach Notification Rule Reporting of Small data breaches
HIPAA Advice

Supreme Court Decision on Abortion Rights Prompts OCR to Issue Reminder About Health Information Privacy

The HHS’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has recently issued guidance on HIPAA and explained how HIPAA protects the privacy of individuals’ reproductive health information following the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in Dobbs […]

Health Data Use and Privacy Commission Act
HIPAA Updates

Investigation Suggests HIPAA Violations by Hospitals That Transfer Website Patient Data to Facebook

Hundreds of U.S. hospitals may be violating the Rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) by including the Meta Pixel tool on their websites, according to an investigation conducted by The Markup/STAT. […]

HIPAA Updates

OCR to Release Video Presentation to Improve Education on Recognized Security Practices under HITECH

In January 2021, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act was amended (under Public Law 116-321) to require the Department of Health and Human Services to take any recognized security practices […]