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Survive a HIPAA audit: What to do when a letter arrives in the mail

Briefings on HIPAA, December 1, 2011

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First, don't waste time if you receive any communication from OCR or KPMG. That's one letter you don't want sitting unopened on someone's desk; just ask Cignet Health. Cignet's failure to ­cooperate with an OCR investigation-not ­responding to written notification, phone calls, and ­letters-cost the Maryland healthcare provider $3 million in February.

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