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Compliance Tip of the Month: Is It A Breach?

Compliance Tip of the Month:  Is It A Breach?

Definition of a breach:  A breach is defined as the “unauthorized acquisition, access, use, or disclosure” of Protected Health Information (PHI) or Electronic Protected Health information (e-PHI) that can compromise the privacy and/or security of this information. See:  http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/administrative/breachnotificationrule/index.html

How to Confirm Suspicion of a Breach?
Tip 1

There are Some Exceptions that Apply:

TIP2

Questions?

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