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HIPAA & Breach Enforcement Statistics for August 2016

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19 Newly Reported Breaches Affect About 123,000 Patients

Approximately 159,075,976 people have been affected by 1,603 HITECH Act breaches through July 17, according to a HIP/SA analysis of data released by the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR).

The latest numbers suggested that about 122,638 people were affected by 19 breaches reported to OCR between June 18 and July 17.

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Patient Complaints Fall Slightly in May

OCR received 134,247 HIPAA patient complaints as of May 31, indicating that it received 1,688 in May compared to 1,811 in April and 1,811 in March, according to the latest analysis by HIP/SA.


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