OCR Fraud Alert! Beware of This Postcard

The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces the HIPAA regulations through investigations, civil monetary penalties, and settlements. On April 26, 2021, OCR announced that it had been made aware of postcards being sent to healthcare organizations informing the recipients that they are required to participate in a “Required Security Risk Assessment.” The postcards instruct recipients to send the risk assessment to [...]