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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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  • August 21, 2023

    There was a 15.2% fall in reported data breaches in July with 56 breaches of 500 or more records reported to the HHS’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

  • July 20, 2023

    The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) breach portal shows a 12% month-over-month reduction in the number of healthcare data breaches of 500 or more records.

  • June 20, 2023

    May 2023 was a particularly bad month for healthcare data breaches. 75 data breaches of 500 or more healthcare records were reported to the HHS’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in May.