Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Industry Notes: Fraudulent Cybersecurity Firm Masquerades As the OCR in Phishing Scam


- Published on Sat, Dec 17, 2016

Falling in line with cyber Monday’s tradition of glitches and deceit, a cybersecurity firm targeted HIPAA entities and business associates masquerading as OCR director, Jocelyn Samuels, through email that used an HHS letterhead in a phishing scam.

“The email prompts recipients to click a link regarding possible inclusion in the HIPAA [...]

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