Privacy and Security Under the Microscope - Details About the Upcoming HIPAA Audits and How You Can Prepare - American Health Lawyers Association's HIT News

    18 November 2011

    In June, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded to KPMG a $9.2 million contract to create an audit protocol and then audit covered entities' and business associates' compliance with the privacy and security requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). The contract calls for as many as 150 audits of entities varying in size and scope before December 31, 2012.

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