HIPAA Sample Breach Notification Letter: Who Must Be Notified?

Under HIPAA, when a breach of unsecured PHI takes place, the covered entity that sustains the breach must notify affected individuals of the breach. Notification must be provided through a breach notification letter. The content requirements and a HIPAA sample breach notification letter are discussed below. Patient Notification in Breach Notification Letters Prior to 2009, many breaches of unsecured PHI went unreported, [...]