OCR Settles First Case in HIPAA Right of Access Initiative

Bayfront Health St. Petersburg (Bayfront) has paid $85,000 to the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and has adopted a corrective action plan to settle a potential violation of the right of access provision of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Rules after Bayfront failed to provide a mother timely access to records about her unborn child. 

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Content last reviewed on September 9, 2019