HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Delivers Annual Reports to Congress on Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Compliance and Breaches of Unsecured Protected Health Information

“OCR’s Reports to Congress provide useful information for everyone on trends in HIPAA complaints and breach reporting,” said OCR Director Melanie Fontes Rainer. “Our health care systems should take note of these trends and address potential HIPAA compliance issues before they experience a breach or receive notice of an OCR investigation. My staff and I stand ready to continue to work with Congress and the health care industry to drive compliance and protect against security threats.”

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