OCR Releases Protocol to Help Covered Entities Prepare for Phase 2 HIPAA Audits

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) earlier this month released an updated audit protocol to help covered entities and their business associates document their compliance with the HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule.

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Readiness for Audits Essential for IG Programs
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Readiness for Audits Essential for IG Programs

Readiness for audits conducted by external entities in order to demonstrate compliance is an essential function of an organization’s IG program.

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OCR HIPAA Audits Lead to Higher HIPAA Compliance Practices

With phase 2 of the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Right (OCR) HIPAA audits already underway, a new survey finds that HIPAA compliance efforts have improved in two years’ time.

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