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Office preps for HIPAA privacy audits

A light installation designed to represent cloud computing. (AP photo/Joerg Sarbach)
A light installation designed to represent cloud computing. (AP photo/Joerg Sarbach)

An arm of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is getting ready to verify how well insurers, insurance agencies and other organizations that handle personal health information are protecting the information.

The HHS Office for Civil Rights is organizing a survey to get the information it needs to conduct Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy audits.

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