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Data Security Breaches in the Health Care Sector

Date: 20 January 2022

Desiree Moore, Gina Bertolini, and Jackie Hoffman discuss the increasing impact of data security incidents and security breaches on the health care sector. They define what qualifies under HIPAA as a protected health information breach, discuss the importance of outside counsel in security incidents, review the timeline of reporting a breach to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), and provide a road map on to how to manage a security incident from start to finish.

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