Providers are unlikely to see any major changes to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act audits under the Department of Health and Human Services’ new civil rights director, some experts predicted last week.

Roger Severino, who was recently installed as the director of HHS’ Office of Civil Rights, is expected to keep up the agency’s current level of HIPAA audits, Eric Fader, an attorney for Day Pitney LLP, told Bloomberg BNA.

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