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Reminder: Report 2016 HIPAA Breaches By March 1, 2017

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Covered entities which experienced a HIPAA breach in calendar year 2016 are required to┬áreport all such┬ábreaches affecting fewer than 500 individuals to OCR by Wednesday, March 1, 2017. The reports must be submitted via OCR’s online portal, available here. This yearly reporting obligation is in addition to the requirement to report large breaches — those… Continue Reading