[ Thursday, March 29, 2007 ]
via Alan Goldberg, currently attending the 14th HIPAA Summit:
- Through December 2006, 24,000 complaints have been received by OCR.
- Over 18,000 (77%) closed.
- OCR referred 362 cases to DOJ, DOJ accepted 39.
- About 1/3 of the closed cases involved no-violation findings.
- Approximately 4,000 corrective action plans were issued.
UPDATE: here's the OCR presentation from the Summit.
Jeff [3:42 PM]
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