Office of Civil Rights' HIPAA Enforcement Actions Provide Valuable Insight to Radiologists.

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR), within the US Department of Health and Human Services, is charged with enforcing the HIPAA privacy and security rules. As of December 2015, OCR had received more than 125,000 HIPAA complaints and initiated more than 850 compliance reviews [1]. Including its first settlement for calendar year 2016 [2], OCR has entered into… CONTINUE READING