HIPAA settlement illustrates the importance of reviewing and updating, as necessary, business associate agreements – September 23, 2016

Care New England Health System (CNE), on behalf of each of the covered entities under its common ownership or control, has agreed to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules.  The settlement includes a monetary payment of $400,000 and a comprehensive corrective action plan.

Read the HHS Press Release

Read the Resolution Agreement and Corrective Action Plan

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Content last reviewed on September 22, 2016