Eye Care Leaders Breach: Ransomware Attack Claims New Victims

In early December of 2021, Eye Care Leaders (Eye Care), an electronic medical record vendor supplying business associate services to eye care providers across the country, discovered it had incurred a data breach. The breach quickly disabled systems.  The intruder accessed compromised information, including name, address, phone numbers, health insurance information, and medical information related to eye care services - protected health [...]

2022-06-29T15:29:27-04:00June 29th, 2022|

March 1st HIPAA Breach Report Deadline to HHS Approaching

The March 1st HIPAA breach report deadline is fast approaching. HIPAA regulation mandates that healthcare providers must report breaches of unsecured protected health information (PHI) to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR). All HIPAA breaches that occurred in 2015 must be reported no later than 60 days from the end of the calendar year. The rule here applies [...]

2021-08-25T13:59:29-04:00February 16th, 2017|