HIPAA Breach Notification Guide

Keeping up with the HIPAA guidelines for your state can be the difference between a successful audit or a costly one. And helping practices pass with flying colors is a win for everyone. After all, the less time you have to spend worrying about the ins and outs of HIPAA, the more time you can spend seeing patients. That’s why we’ve compiled this handy state-by-state guide on breach notification laws.


Breach Information by State

Just click your state on the map below for more info on the breach notification laws that apply to your practice. You can also view the Federal Guidelines here.

Avoiding a Breach
When it comes to HIPAA the best defense is a good offense. Check out our HIPAA resource page for more information on how you can protect yourself and your patients from breaches.



This tool is educational and does not constitute, and may not be construed as, legal advice to, or creating an attorney-client relationship with, any person or entity. The materials referenced here are subject to change so frequently reviewing the source material is suggested.


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