Health LawMICHELLE WILCOX DeBARGE and JODY ERDFARB, The Connecticut Law Tribune
Feds Step Up HIPAA Compliance Audits
Unprepared entities risk being hit with hefty financial penalties
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has fundamentally changed the health care industry’s privacy and security practices. However, the federal government’s enforcement efforts historically have been complaint-driven and sporadic.