Anthem pays OCR $16 Million in record HIPAA settlement following largest health data breach in history - October 15, 2018

Anthem, Inc. has agreed to pay $16 million to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and take substantial corrective action to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules after a series of cyberattacks led to the largest health data breach in history and exposed the electronic protected health information of almost 79 million people.

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Content last reviewed on October 15, 2018