Federal Agency: HIPAA Privacy and Security Audits


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Topic Federal Agency: HIPAA Privacy and Security Audits
Background KPMG will perform approximately 150 audits for HIPAA privacy and security compliance. KPMG must complete these audits by the end of 2012.
Regulating Body National Coordinator for Health IT at HHS
Compliance Date 12/31/2012
Consequences Any violations carry increased penalties as a result of the HITECH Act. Penalties are a minimum $100, maximum $50,000 or more per violation and $1.5 million for identical continuing violations.
Next Steps Self-audit to determine your compliance.
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