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OCR Issues Bulletin on Civil Rights Laws and HIPAA Flexibilities That...

March 28, 2020 Today, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services...

Important Notice Regarding Individuals’ Right of Access to Health Records via...

Notice issued on January 28th, 2020 On January 25, 2013, HHS published a final rule entitled “Modifications to the...

OCR Imposes a $1.6 Million Civil Money Penalty against Texas Health...

Nov 7, 2019 The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)...

Tropical Storm Barry: Limited Waiver of HIPAA Sanctions and Penalties During...

Severe disasters – such as Tropical Storm Barry – impose additional challenges on health care providers.  Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary...

Indiana Medical Records Service Pays $100,000 to Settle HIPAA Breach

Medical Informatics Engineering, Inc. (MIE) has paid $100,000 to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and...

Anthem Pays OCR $16 Million in Record HIPAA Settlement Following Largest...

October 15, 2018 Anthem, Inc. has agreed to pay $16 million to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR)...

Answers to the Most Common Document Scanning Questions

Are you interested in scanning your documents, but need more information before getting started? We’re here to provide the information you need to move...

OCR Reissues Guidance to Help Ensure Equal Access to Emergency Services...

October 11, 2018 In the midst of Hurricane Michael, the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and its federal partners remain in close coordination as...