Unauthorized Filming for “NY Med” Results in $2.2 Million Settlement with New York Presbyterian Hospital

New York Presbyterian has agreed to settle potential violations of the HIPAA Rules, specifically the impermissible disclosure of two patients protected health information to news media and the lack of appropriate safeguards for protected health information.  The settlement includes not only a monetary payment of $2.2 million, but also a comprehensive corrective action plan that includes two years of monitoring.

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Content last reviewed on April 21, 2016