Advocate Health to pay largest HIPAA settlement

From the original article:  Modernhealthcare.com Advocate Health Care has agreed to pay $5.55 million to settle multiple data protection violations over the past three years, marking the largest Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act settlement HHS has ever received. HHS’ Office for Civil Rights said the massive settlement was due to the extent and duration of ...

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