Advocate Health to pay largest HIPAA settlement

From the original article: 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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Supporting and implementing HIPAA compliancy is a key requirement for every healthcare professional. HIPAA requires all covered entities such as small practices to train their staff in patient privacy issues and establish policies for handling protected electronic patient information. Small physician groups that might have assumed they were exempt from government data-security regulations received a ...

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