TITLE

OCR Releases HIPAA Audit Protocol

PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
Venulex Legal Summaries;2012 Q3, Special section p1
SOURCE TYPE
Law
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has issued its audit protocol for assessing compliance with the Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. In relation to the Privacy Rule, the protocol addresses specific areas such as notice of privacy practices, rights to request privacy protection and individuals' access to health information.
ACCESSION #
82242109

 

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