HHS to Increase HIPAA Audits in 2016

Health and Human Services (“HHS”) has announced that it will begin its third round of audits in 2016.  Employers may receive letters requesting documents beginning this month.  To be ready, employers must ensure having documentation of administrative procedures, plan documents, documents that substantiate employer policies, and documents that substantiate correction actions.

For additional information, please see the HHS government site at:


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