OCR HIPAA Right of Access Initiative Reaches Dental Practices

In 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced its HIPAA Right of Access Initiative.  Under the Initiative, OCR investigates violations of the HIPAA Privacy Rules, particularly related to the ability of patients to...

OCR’s Right of Access Initiative: OCR Announces More Settlements

The HIPAA Right of Access Initiative by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’(HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) was first announced in 2019.  Under the initiative, OCR is committed to vigorously enforce the HIPAA rules that allow patients to access their...