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OCR Received 222,430 Reports of Breaches Affecting Under 500
Approximately 158,033,869 people have been affected by 1,524 HITECH Act breaches through April 17, according to a HIP/SA analysis of data released by the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR). However, OCR's database failed to contain the number of individuals affected in 23 instances,
With that as a caveat, the latest numbers suggested that 99,238 people were affected by the 32 newly listed breaches between March 18 and April 17,
According to OCR, there were more than 222,430 breaches affecting fewer than 500 patients as of March 2. The agency told HIP/SA it did not have an estimate for the number of patients affected by these smaller breaches.
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HIPAA Complaints Steady in February
OCR reported it received 128,937 HIPAA patient complaints as of Feb. 29, indicating that it received 1,753 complaints in February compared to 1,739 in January and to 1,254 in December, according to the latest analysis by HIP/SA.
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