Health Information Management

OCR begins HIPAA compliance audits

HIM-HIPAA Insider, May 21, 2012

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Mac McMillan, CISSM, has an insider’s look at what it’s like to undergo a HIPAA compliance audit.

A hospital randomly selected by OCR for its initial audit phase consulted with McMillan to assist with the audit process. The hospital underwent an audit by KPMG, LLP, the company that OCR hired to conduct the audits. OCR selected the hospital as one of its initial 20 audits.
 
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