OCR sets rules for sharing HIPAA breach information – FierceEMR

In a notice published Tuesday in the Federal Register, OCR spells out ways in which it will use information reported via a computer system called the Program Information Management System. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act tightens HIPAA regulations to require healthcare organization to report breaches that may cause direct harm to the affected patients.

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