Covered Entities And Business Associates Beware

Updated: Mar 2

On November 28, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a statement that a phishing email is being distributed on fake HHS letterhead with the signature of Jocelyn Samuels, OCR's director. The email contains a link for users to learn about inclusion in phase two of the HIPPA audit program. If clicked, the link takes you to a site that is not associated with OCR or the federal government.

If you have received the email, you should contact OCR at

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