OCR Concludes All-Time Record Year for HIPAA Enforcement with $3 Million Cottage Health Settlement

08. February 2019 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services concluded an all-time record year in Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) enforcement activity.  In 2018, OCR settled 10 cases and was granted summary judgment in a case before an Administrative Law Judge, together totaling $28.7 million from enforcement ...