Interview

HIPAA Boss Sees 'Low-Hanging Fruit' Ripe For Enforcement

Law360 (February 3, 2020, 5:07 PM EST) -- Health care providers and insurers are still making tons of rookie mistakes on patient privacy, turning themselves into easy enforcement targets, the top HIPAA officer at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services told Law360 in an exclusive interview.

Roger Severino, director of the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (AP) Roger Severino, director of the Office for Civil Rights at HHS, made the observation during a recent interview as he approaches the end of his third year leading enforcement of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

Asked to characterize the state...

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