Alert: Watch Out for a Postcard Disguised as Official OCR Communication

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) of the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) is alerting the public of postcards being sent to health care organizations disguised as official OCR communications and claiming to be notices of a mandatory HIPAA compliance risk assessment.  The postcards have a Washington, D.C. return address, and the sender…

Be Alert for Scam Phone Calls Targeting Seniors

From time to time NAHC Report will update readers on various scams that criminals are using to target, mostly, the elderly – often patients of home care and hospice agencies. (See HERE for earlier examples of NAHC Report alerting readers to fraud schemes.) Since NAHC members operate with the best and most ethical business practices,…