Listed below are a selection of HIPAA articles providing further information and guidance on HIPAA compliance for healthcare providers, health plans, healthcare clearinghouses, and business associates of covered entities. These articles include clarifications of HIPAA Rules, proposed updates, and new guidance released 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 organizations.
Our HIPAA violation news articles provide further information on confirmed HIPAA violations, civil monetary penalties 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 find details of lawsuits that have been filed over HIPAA Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rule violations.
Our HIPAA breach articles section contains reports of healthcare data breaches that have impacted more than 500 individuals, including hacking and IT incidents, improper disposal of physical protected health information, loss and theft of devices containing ePHI, unauthorized disclosures of PHI and other insider and third-party errors that have resulted in the exposure or theft of sensitive health data.
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