August 29, 2019

When it comes to protecting medical information, the government doesn’t give room for excuses. Armed with HIPAA regulations, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has settled millions of dollars against violators.


August 19, 2019

The Office for Civil Rights in the US Department of Health and Human Services (OCR) recently announced a $3 Million settlement with a diagnostic medical imaging company related to potential violations of the HIPAA Security and Breach Notification Rules. This settlement...

August 16, 2019

According to a recent study by medRxiv, while efforts to digitize medical records and let patients access information through their phone or a patient portal are ongoing, more than half of providers sampled in a recent study failed to comply with the HIPAA right of acc...

August 5, 2019

A Kansas-based hospital has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle allegations that it submitted false claims to Medicare and Medicaid for incentive payments for meaningfully using electronic health records, according to the Department of Justice.

The lawsuit, as reported by ...

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