Could Your Practice Pass a HIPAA Audit?

How to avoid common data breaches

Howard Mevis

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requires hospitals, physician practices, and other healthcare entities to safeguard the privacy of patient health information (PHI). The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) in the Department of Health and Human Services audits HIPAA compliance and is expected to begin a permanent random HIPAA audit program in late 2014 or 2015.

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