TITLE

Documents left on subway led to $1 million in fines

PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Apr2011, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the settlement of potential HIPAA violations by the General Hospital Corp. and Massachusetts General Physicians Organization whose employee left patient information files on a subway; it has agreed to pay one million dollars in fines and submit a corrective action plan (CAP), as stated by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
ACCESSION #
59985328

 

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