If, somehow, there is still any doubt about HIPAA-HITECH enforcement being on the upswing, please take a moment to review this new web page on the Office for Civil Rights website: HIPAA Enforcement Training for State Attorneys General.   Hope that HIPAA enforcement is going away is not a sound business risk management strategy.  For many organizations HITECH means “Hey It’s Time to End your Compliance Holidays”.

Here are just a few HIPAA-HITECH-related legal actions and state AGs will be doing much more:

Recent HIPAA-HITECH-related Legal Actions:

Don’t get caught on the HHS/OCR “Wall of Shame”.  Benefit from our expertise by attending one of our complimentary live HIPAA-HITECH web events or availing yourself of the HIPAA-HITECH compliance resources we have assembled for our customers,

Bob Chaput

CEO at Clearwater Compliance
Bob is the CEO and Founder of Clearwater Compliance. He has 25 years of experience in the Healthcare industry, and his experience includes managing some of the world’s largest HR, benefits and healthcare databases, requiring the highest levels of security and privacy. Mr. Chaput continues to expand and update his knowledge base on HIPAA-HITECH compliance through postgraduate study, earning professional certifications and participating in professional healthcare and other organizations.