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?
There are Some Exceptions that Apply:
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