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Record $4.8 Million HIPAA Fine Assessed

Posted in Data Breach Notification, HIPAA/HITECH

In the largest Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) settlement to date, two New York hospitals have agreed to pay $4.8 million to settle allegations that they failed to secure thousands of patients’ electronic protected health information (ePHI) held on their shared network.  Our sister blog, Health Law Policy Matters, provides an analysis of the incidents and… Continue Reading

University of California Pays Close to $1M to Settle Celebrity Health Record Snooping Complaint

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Written by Dianne Bourque and Cynthia Larose The University of California has paid $865,500 to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) and agreed to a Corrective Action Plan to settle allegations that UCLA Health System (UCLAHS) employees repeatedly snooped in the electronic health records of celebrity patients.  The OCR’s investigation was prompted by two separate… Continue Reading