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Numbers at a Glance April 2017

This is HIPAA enforcement numbers at a glance for 2017

Final

Issued by: Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

Issue Date: July 09, 1905

Numbers at a Glance

(As of April 30, 2017)

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Status of All Privacy Rule Complaints - April 2017

 

Status of All Privacy Rule Complaints - April 2017  
Complaints Remaining Open 2,457 2%
Complaints Resolved 152,226 98%
Total Complaints Received 154,723  

* Referrals to DOJ - 614

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 Total Investigated Resolutions - April 2017

 

Total Investigated Resolutions - April 2017    
Corrective Action Obtained (Change Achieved) 25,069 69%
No Violation 11,223 31%
Total Complaints Investigated 36,292  

 

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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

980

3361

4341

2013

994

3470

4464

2014

668

1288

1956

2015

359

730

1089

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