HIPAA Violations

20 Jul
  Many companies are required by law to it here to the standards of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). This aims to protect a patient's medical records and other…
20 Jul
In late 2018, Anthem Inc., an independent carrier of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, settled two major claims made against them in the wake of a 2015 security breach that exposed the…
20 Jul
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently released a statement pertaining to a settlement with MAPFRE Life Insurance of Puerto Rico. MAPFRE agreed to a $…
20 Jul
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts recently released a statement containing the sentencing details for three former district managers of the pharmaceutical company Warner…
21 Jul
The U.S Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights (OCR) is currently conducting Phase 2 of its audit program to assess covered entities and business associates for compliance…
20 Jul
As physicians conduct business and see patients using smart technology, the window for physicians to violate the HIPAA laws is great. While using technology makes things much easier and physicians…
20 Jul
HIPAA violations can be financially crippling for organizations, as penalties can be as little as $100 or as much as $50,000 per violation. One of the most alarming aspects of HIPAA breaches is that…