HIPAA Settlement Highlights Importance of Safeguards When Using Internet Applications

St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center (“SEMC”) has agreed to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR).  SEMC will pay $218,400 and will adopt a corrective action plan to correct deficiencies in its HIPAA compliance program.

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Content last reviewed on June 7, 2017