The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights has revised a web-based tool making it easier for the public to obtain information about healthcare data breaches and for organizations to report incidents.
OCR first launched their HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool in 2009, as required by HITECH Act, to report breaches of unsecured protected health information of 500 or more individuals. However, based on feedback, the agency has updated the website to better identify recent data breaches and to make it easier to use and navigate.
Register or login for access to this item and much more
All Information Management content is archived after seven days.
Community members receive:
- All recent and archived articles
- Conference offers and updates
- A full menu of enewsletter options
- Web seminars, white papers, ebooks
Already have an account? Log In
Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access