"I was so impressed with your command of such a complex and complicated subject."

Breaches

Home | Breaches

A breach is, generally, an impermissible use or disclosure under the Privacy Rule that compromises the security or privacy of the protected health information.  An impermissible use or disclosure of protected health information is presumed to be a breach unless the covered entity or business associate, as applicable, demonstrates that there is a low probability that the protected health information has been compromised based on a risk assessment.

HIPAA Violations

By |2022-06-06T22:16:48-04:00February 2, 2022|Breaches, Disclosures of Protected Health Information|

To begin to understand a HIPAA violation we must clarify the meaning of a violation. If we review definitions, we will find that a violation is a breach, infringement, or transgression, as of a law, rule, promise, etc. This is clear enough for most of us to understand. Next, we [...]

Comments Off on HIPAA Violations
Go to Top