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Initial OCR audits complete; more to come

With 20 initial "trial" audits completed, OCR ­expects to move forward with another 95 audits to ­measure HIPAA compliance before year's end, said ­Susan ­McAndrew, JD, OCR's deputy director for health ­information privacy. This represents a reduction in the number of audits (150) that were originally planned for 2012.

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