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Numbers at a Glance January 2008

This is a series of tables and charts summarizing OCR's HIPAA compliance workloads as of January 2008. The target audience is health care professionals.


Issued by: Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

Issue Date: June 30, 1905

Numbers at a Glance

(As of January 31, 2008)

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pie chart showing status of all complaints

Complaints Remaining Open


21% of Total

Complaints Resolved


79% of Total

Total Complaints Received



pie chart showing total investigated resolutions

Corrective Action Obtained (Change Achieved)


67% of Total

No Violation


33% of Total

Total Complaints Investigated



Bar graph showing Investigated Resolutions. 2003 79 no violation, 260 corrective action, 339 total. 2004 359 no violation, 1,033 corrective action, 1,392 total. 2005 642 no violation, 1,161 corrective action, 1,803 total. 2006 895 no violation, 1,571 corrective action, 2,466 total. 2007 715 no violation, 1,484 corrective action, 2,199 total.

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