Explore the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights Breach Portal via the link in the Resources.

I. Explore the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights Breach Portal via the link in the Resources. This “wall of shame” lists breaches affecting 500 or more individuals. Download the data into Excel in a .csv file and sort the records to answer the following questions. (Note: Do not submit your Excel file; instead submit your answers to the questions as part of your paper).
1. In which year did all three of the largest breaches occur in? Explain why you think that is the case.
2. Explain what sort of breach the entity suffered. What does this tell us about the nature of threats to PHI?
3. How significant is the issue of stolen laptops as a cause of data breaches? Explain.
II. Penalties and Corrective actions. The “Wall of Shame” includes many interesting cases. For example, consider a specific case. Read the Press Release and Resolution Agreement about a 2011 Breach report at North Memorial Healthcare in Minnesota (link in the Resources). Address these questions in narrative format:
1. What was the fundamental issue/cause of this settlement/case? Explain in detail.
2. What step could have prevented this incident from occurring and what issues where overlooked? Explain the role of the covered entity and business associate in this case.
3. Briefly describe the Corrective Plan of Action that was agreed upon in the settlement.
III. Breach Notification Requirements. Document your readiness to prepare Notice of Breach notifications to individuals who may be impacted by a security breach.
1. HIPAA requires three types of reports be filed (individual, media, and the Secretary of HHS). Describe each of these notifications in one or two paragraphs.
2. Explain what obligations a covered entity (CE) has in regards to its business associate(s) that may have suffered a data breach? Conversely, what obligations does the business associate have to its covered entity if it (the business associate) suspects it has suffered a breach?

Place your order
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
$26
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Urgency
Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more