Annual Reports to Congress on Implementation of the Age Discrimination Act of 1975
Reports to Congress on Privacy Rule and Security Rule Compliance
Section 13424(a) of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act requires the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (the Department) to prepare and submit an annual report to Congress regarding compliance with the Privacy and Security Rules promulgated under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) (Pub. L. 104-191). In addition, Section 13424(a)(2) of the HITECH Act requires that each report be made available to the public on the web site of the Department.
The following report was prepared in accordance with these statutory requirements. For the years for which the report is prepared, the report summarizes complaints received by the Department of alleged violations of the provisions of Subtitle D of the HITECH Act, as well as of the HIPAA Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules at 45 CFR Parts 160 and 164.
2015-2016-2017 Report to Congress on HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Compliance - Submitted to Congress on February 22, 2019.
Reports to Congress on Breach Notification Program
Section 13402(i) of the HITECH Act requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (“the Secretary”) to prepare and submit to Congress an annual report containing the number and nature of breaches reported to the Secretary, and the actions taken in response to those breaches. Section 13424(2) of the HITECH Act requires the Secretary to make each report available to the public on the HHS website.
The following report was prepared to fulfill these statutory requirements. This report provides an overview of the breach notification requirements, as well as a discussion of the reports the Secretary received that occurred during the reporting period.
2015-2016-2017 Report to Congress on the Breach Notification Program - Submitted to Congress on February 22, 2019.
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