September 09, 2020

Recent HIPAA Settlements Included a Health Center and Identified “Longstanding, Systemic Noncompliance”

2021-11-02T16:07:10-04:00By |Categories: Client Alerts, Firm News, Health Care|Tags: , , , , |

The covered entities involved in the two most recent HIPAA settlements could not be more different: A small federally qualified health center (with approximately 43 employees and serving approximately 3,100 patients per year) [...]

November 19, 2019

Recent OCR Settlements Demonstrate that even if Strike One is Corrective Action, Strike Two can be Multi-Million Dollar Penalties

2021-07-06T12:27:55-04:00By |Categories: Blog, Health Care|Tags: , , , |

When it comes to electronic protected health information (ePHI), the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is not in the business of providing covered entities with unlimited chances. OCR recently announced two enforcement actions: [...]