The long-awaited second phase of the HIPAA audit program of the HHS Office for Civil Rights is now in full swing. According to OCR, some covered entities have received notification letters regarding their inclusion in the desk audit portion of the program.
OCR announced that letters were delivered on July 11 via email to 167 health plans, healthcare providers and clearinghouses. The agency said that desk audits will examine the selected covered entities’ HIPAA compliance.
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