Here are a variety of HIPAA articles providing further details and guidance on HIPAA compliance for healthcare groups, health plans, healthcare clearinghouses, and business associates of covered entities. These articles include clarifications of HIPAA Rules, suggested updates, and new guidance published by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Food and Drug Administration, Federal Trade Commission, National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) and other public and private sector groups.
HIPAA Violation News Articles
Our HIPAA violation news articles give further details on confirmed HIPAA violations, civil monetary fines for HIPAA violations, and settlements reached with covered entities by the HHS’ Office for Civil Rights, state attorneys general, and other regulators. You will also see information on lawsuits that have been filed over HIPAA Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rule violations.
HIPAA Breach Articles
Our HIPAA breach articles section contains reports of healthcare data breaches that have affected more than 500 individuals, including hacking and IT incidents, improper disposal of physical protected health information, loss and theft of devices including ePHI, unauthorized disclosures of PHI and other insider and third-party mistakes that have lead to the exposure or theft of sensitive health data.