Unauthorized filming of patient leads to multiple HIPAA settlements Learn more at: https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2018/09/20/unauthorized-disclosure-patients-protected-health-information-during-abc-filming.html
Colorado hospital agrees to settlement for failing to terminate former employee’s access to protected health information Learn more at: https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2018/12/11/colorado-hospital-failed-to-terminate-former-employees-access-to-electronic-protected-health-information.html
Record $16 million HIPAA Settlement Learn more at: https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2018/10/15/anthem-pays-ocr-16-million-record-hipaa-settlement-following-largest-health-data-breach-history.html
North Carolina Attorney General Announces Legislation to Strengthen Protections Against Identity Theft Learn more at: https://www.ncdoj.gov/News-and-Alerts/News-Releases-and-Advisories/Attorney-General-Josh-Stein-and-Rep-Jason-Sain-(1).aspx
The NIST Privacy Framework is under development. Learn more at: https://www.nist.gov/privacy-framework
The HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has begun its next phase of audits of covered entities and their business associates. The 2016 Phase 2 HIPAA Audit Program will review the policies and procedures adopted and employed by covered entities … Continued
To help health care organizations covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to bolster their security posture, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today has released a crosswalk developed with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) … Continued
HHS took an important step toward ensuring that individuals can take advantage of their HIPAA right of access. Click here to read more.
Triple-S Management corporation settles Health and Human Services charges by agreeing to a $3.5 Million HIPAA settlement. Please click here to read more.
… and pay $125 million to resolve criminal liability and False Claims Act allegations. Former President and three district managers also face criminal charges due to HIPAA violations. Click here to read more.