Deadline For 2014 HIPAA Breach Reporting Is March 1.

hipaa-compliance-checklistFrom the ADA News:

“March 1 is the deadline for HIPAA-covered dental practices to report 2014 breaches of unsecured protected health information (PHI) affecting fewer than 500 individuals to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights,” the American Dental Association (2/6) reports. The article adds that any breaches affecting 500 or more individuals “must be reported without unreasonable delay and no later than 60 calendar days from the discovery of the breach.” The ADA also offers a guide to HIPAA compliance at (2/6).

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