Deadline For Reporting HIPAA Breaches March 1

The official deadline for all covered entities to report their HIPAA breaches from 2014 that affected fewer than 500 people is March 1, 2015. All the reports are due to the Department of Health and Human Services by the first of the coming months. All HIPAA covered entities are required to report these breaches using the official form provided by the department. The form can be found on the department’s website. There have been changes made to the form this year. Organizations are required to disclose whether or not they had certain safeguards, security measures and more in place before the breach. These [...]