Posts Tagged ‘False Claims Act’

HIPAA: Report Shows Most Complaints Not Investigated

Monday, December 18th, 2006

Government Health IT published an interesting report today, “Most privacy complaints are not investigated.”
From the article:

“The Department of Health and Human Services investigated less than 25 percent of 22,964 privacy complaints submitted to HHS‚Äô Office for Civil Rights (OCR) from April 2003 through September 2006”


The Impact of the New False Claims Act Guidelines on HIPAA Compliance

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

A news report caught my eye, “HIPAA Enforcement Swings from Voluntary Compliance to Punishment for Violation of Privacy and Security Laws as States Join Federal Enforcement Under Federal Mandate.”