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$100,000 HIPAA Settlement With Solo Physician Practice

USA - March 20 2020 Dr. Steven A. Porter, M.D., P.C. (Dr. Porter’s Practice) and the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service…

CMS Issues COVID-19 Guidance for Nursing Facilities

USA - March 17 2020 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released revised Quality, Safety & Oversight Group (QSO) standards for infection control and…

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Ambulance company agrees to $65,000 OCR settlement for HIPAA noncompliance

USA - January 3 2020 West Georgia Ambulance, Inc. (West Georgia) and the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) entered…

$1.6 Million Civil Money Penalty for HIPAA Breach Impacting 6,617 Individuals

USA - November 12 2019 The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services imposed a $1.6 million civil money penalty (CMP) against the…

$3 Million OCR HIPAA Settlement Due to Lost Flash Drive and Stolen Laptop

USA - November 11 2019 The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) and the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service (HHS)…