Keyword: HHS Office for Civil Rights
A proposed rule that would remove anti-discrimination protections, including those for LGBTQ individuals, generated more than 130,000 comments.
Breaches of patient privacy appear to be on the rise in the first half of 2019 with an alarming number of records affected by security incidents: 31.6 million.
The Trump administration has agreed to postpone implementing a rule allowing healthcare workers to refuse to perform certain procedures such as abortion for religious or moral reasons while the so-called “conscience” rule is challenged in a California court.
To begin understanding HIPAA compliance, healthcare organizations would be wise to consider three key recommendations.
Inmediata Health Group notified patients last month that their personal health data was potentially exposed due to a misconfigured website.
Two lawsuits were filed on Tuesday to overturn a new rule that would allow healthcare workers to deny care over religious or conscience rights.
Federal prosecutors this week charged a Chinese national and an unnamed accomplice with stealing personal information from Anthem's network.
Bucking the trend seen in most industries, internal threat actors are the primary force behind data breaches in healthcare, responsible for 59% of attacks in 2018.
Touchstone Medical Imaging will pay $3 million to settle potential HIPAA violations for a security breach that exposed the data of 300,000 patients.
San Francisco City Attorney files suit against HHS over its new "conscience rights" rule, declaring it unconstitutional.