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On-site HIPAA audits set to begin in 2017

Posted by @DanHinmon, Dec 9, 2016

HHS Office of Civil Rights (OCR) will be conducting on-site HIPAA audits in 2017, though a hospital’s chances of being selected will be “very, very low,” senior advisor Linda Sanches said at a recent privacy and security forum hosted by HIMSS and Healthcare IT News.

Audits are intended to help OCR identify risks and vulnerabilities that wouldn’t be apparent otherwise,

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