Fined for Actual and Potential HIPAA Violations!

Chasing down HIPAA violations isn’t just about enforcing compliance, it’s about the government collecting big bucks. Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”), the branch charged with enforcement of HIPAA’s Privacy and Security Rules, settled with Florida-based Memorial Health System (“MHS”) for $5.5 million. The charge? […]

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