First HIPAA Settlement Reached with Business Associate – Heed the warning

In July, 2016, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) reached a $650,000 agreement with a business associate (Catholic Health Care Services of the Archiocese of Philadelphia (“CHCS”)), to settle alleged violations of the HIPAA Act Security Rule after the theft of a CHCS mobile device containing protected health information. CHCS provided IT and business management […]

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