Shocker: First civil penalty for HIPAA violation

April 2011
Healthcare Risk Management;Apr2011, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p40
The article reports that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has imposed the civil monetary penalty against Cignet Health, a group practice and clinic in Temple Hills, Maryland, for violating the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule.


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