Tag Archives: HIPAA breaches

Deadline to Report HIPAA Breach to HHS is Friday, March 1st

As part of the HITECH revisions to HIPAA, providers are required to report all HIPAA breaches, regardless of the number of individuals affected to HHS on an annual basis.  The deadline for this report is Friday, March 1st.  Providers who have had breaches affecting less than 500 individuals can report the HIPAA breaches here.  This […]

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ONC Launches Toolkit on Using Mobile Devices

Theft of mobile devices is one of the most common causes of HIPAA breaches.  Though usage of mobile devices is permitted under HIPAA, users must maintain appropriate security to avoid unauthorized use or disclosure of patient information.  The ONC recently launched a new website entitled: Mobile Devices: Know the RISKS. Take the STEPS. PROTECT and SECURE […]

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