Focus on Compliance Resources
HIPAA Individuals’ Right to Access to Records. DHHS recently posted a lengthy document providing very detailed guidance on the individual’s right under HIPAA to access their health information (45 CFR §164.524). www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professional/privacy/ guidance /access.
The OIG website http://oig.hhs.gov features monthly update podcasts. The January 2016 podcast discussed recent enforcement actions and OIG reports issued during the month.
The OIG is connected: by selecting “Newsroom” and “New Media,” you can sign up for OIG updates via Twitter, YouTube and Widgets as well as the podcasts and email updates.