Becker's Healthcare May 22, 2024
Naomi Diaz

Multiple hospital groups are urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to hold UnitedHealthcare’s subsidiary Change Healthcare accountable for providing breach notifications regarding its February cyberattack.

Groups such as the American Medical Association, CHIME, Texas Medical Association and more wrote a letter May 20 to Xavier Becerra, secretary of the HHS, asking to clarify how it intends to enforce HIPAA-related reporting requirements when it comes to the Change Healthcare incident.

“We are writing to request more clarity around reporting responsibilities and assure affected providers that reporting and notification obligations will be handled by Change Healthcare,” the letter reads. “OCR should publicly state that its...

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