An OIG Mandate for Increased HIPAA Oversight and Enforcement

An OIG Mandate for Increased HIPAA Oversight and Enforcement

by Bevon Findley (SU)
The HIPAA enforcement winds have been blowing for a while. The Office for Civil Rights (OCR), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) agency responsible for enforcement, has attempted to be proactive when it comes to making sure healthcare providers and business associates are meeting their compliance requirements.