Search Engine for HIPAA Violations

ProPublica has set up a search engine for HIPAA violations. “Investigative reports with lists and tables can be daunting to wade through, so ProPublica built a simple app: a kind of search engine that allows people to check on their health care providers. Named HIPAA Helper, the tool features a search bar that accepts not only names of health care providers (such as big offenders Kaiser, Quest, and Walgreens), but keywords describing the types of offenses, such as ‘ex-boyfriend’ or ‘organ donor.'”

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