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OCR Announces Two HIPAA Settlements Involving Thefts of Unencrypted Laptops

Concentra Health Services and QCA Health Plan, Inc. reached separate resolution agreements with the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of potential violations of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy and security rules arising from the theft of the … Continue reading

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OCR Issues Guidance on Sharing Mental Health Records Under HIPAA

The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) moved to clarify further when and how health care providers can disclose mental health information to a patient’s family or caregivers without viewing the the Health Insurance Portability … Continue reading

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HIPAA Privacy Rule and Sharing Information Related to Mental Health

The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) moved to clarify further when and how health care providers can disclose mental health information to a patient’s family or caregivers without viewing the the Health Insurance Portability … Continue reading

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