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OCR Announces HIPAA Settlement and New Initiative for Smaller Breaches

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently settled with Advocate Health Care Network (Advocate), one of the largest health systems in the country.  Advocate agreed to pay $5.55 million and implement corrective actions … Continue reading

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Groups hit with record $4.8M HIPAA fine

To those shirking their HIPAA privacy and security duties: get ready to pay up. That’s the message the Department of Health and Human Services is sending after it set records Wednesday for imposing the largest HIPAA monetary fine to date … Continue reading

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