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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) provides comprehensive guidance for patients, including their privacy rights concerning the use or disclosure of their medical information. 

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  • November 23, 2022

    October was the worst month of the year to date for healthcare data breaches, with 71 breaches reported and more than 6 million records breached.

  • October 21, 2022

    63 data breaches of 500 or more records were reported to the HHS’ Office for Civil Rights in September, bringing an end to the downward trend in data breaches seen over the previous three months.

  • September 19, 2022

    For the third successive month, the number of healthcare data breaches reported to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights has fallen.