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Medical Center Pays $2.75M for HIPAA Violations

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced on July 21, 2016, that the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) has agreed to settle multiple alleged violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) with the U.S. … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Avoiding HIPAA Violations

Since its debut in 1996, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act has served to streamline the process of patient health insurance transfers between providers, as well the movement of personal health records among physicians. The bill has also addressed … Continue reading

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OCR Sends Message About Risk Analysis With HIPAA Settlement

The University of Washington Medicine (UWM) agreed to a $750,000 civil monetary penalty and corrective action plan (CAP) with OCR over a potential HIPAA violation, according to a statement released by HHS. UWM is the latest in a string of … Continue reading

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Feds Begin HIPAA Probe at University of Cincinnati Medical Center

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has launched a federal probe into HIPAA privacy violations at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, according to an HHS spokesperson. The investigation stems from when a financial services employee of the … Continue reading

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