Corporate Compliance

Other developments: OIG examines HIPAA enforcement

Medicare Update for Physician Services, June 2, 2011

OIG reviews HIPAA oversight

On May 16, the OIG issued a report on CMS’ oversight and enforcement of HIPAA. The OIG determined that CMS had limited assurance that controls were in place and operating as intended to protect electronic protected health information (ePHI), thereby leaving ePHI vulnerable to attack and compromise.

View the OIG report.

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