HIPAA On-site Audits

Phase 2 of the HIPAA audit program was rolled out in March 2016. There are currently more than 200 desk audits ongoing, 167 of those focused on providers, according to Healthcare IT News.¬† The Department of Health and Human Services¬†(HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) will be conducting on-site HIPAA audits in 2017. An on-site…