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Numbers at a Glance

(As of December 30, 2015)

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Status of All Complaints -April 14, 2003 - December 31, 2015

 

Status of All Privacy Rule Complaints - December 2015  
Complaints Remaining Open 5,481 4%
Complaints Resolved 119,964 96%
Total Complaints Received 125,445  

* Referrals to DOJ - 566

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Total Investigated Resolutions -April 14, 2003 - December 31, 2015

 

Total Investigated Resolutions - December 2015    
Corrective Action Obtained (Change Achieved) 24,047 69%
No Violation 10,928 31%
Total Complaints Investigated 34,975  

 

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This bar graph shows a comparison of the complaints that OCR has investigated and resolved by calendar year according to the type of closure, and includes a bar reflecting the total closures.  The first bar in the group of three per year represents the complaints closed in which there was no violation, the second in which there was corrective action, and the third reflects the total closures.

 

YEAR

INVESTIGATED: NO VIOLATION

INVESTIGATED: CORRECTIVE ACTION

TOTAL

Partial Year 2003

79

260

339

2004

360

1033

1393

2005

642

1162

1804

2006

897

1574

2471

2007

727

1494

2221

2008

1180

2221

3401

2009

1211

2146

3357

2010

1529

2709

4238

2011

1302

2595

3897

2012

979

3361

4340

2013

993

3472

4465

2014

667

1287

1954

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Content last reviewed on January 8, 2016