HHS fines health system for breach of privacy

November 2008
Healthcare Risk Management;Nov2008 Supplement, Vol. 30, p2
The article discusses the agreement between the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Providence Health and Services. It is said that HHS has imposed a fine for data breach, while Providence agrees to pay $100,000 to implement a detailed corrective action plan (CAP). It is cited that entities should be covered to secure portable media or devices.


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