HIPAA Enforcement Summary for Fourth Quarter 2020

HIPAA penalties continue to be applied not only for HIPAA Security Rule and Privacy Rule noncompliance discovered after breaches have occurred, but more are being applied for HIPAA non-compliance. As more complaints are received by the HHS OCR for non-compliance with the HIPAA requirements for allowing individuals access to their associated health data, those non-compliance penalties are also becoming more commonly applied, and associated fines are being leveled against not just large organizations, but every organization size from the largest down to one-person providers and insurers who do not follow the requirements for providing in a timely manner copies of PHI to the applicable requestors. This free video provides an overview of the penalties applied in Q4 2020.