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OCR surveying HIPAA-audited entities about experience

So how did the audit go? OCR wants to know.

The 115 entities audited in the HITECH-required HIPAA Audit program are taking surveys to help OCR determine theĀ efficacy of the program in assessing the HIPAA compliance efforts of covered entities. As part of that review, the online survey will be used to:

The information, opinions, and comments collected using the online survey will be used to produce recommendations for improving the HIPAA Audit program.

See the notice published in the March 19 [1]Federal Register [1].