TITLE

HHS settles case with Phoenix Cardiac Surgery for lack of HIPAA safeguards

PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Biomedical Market Newsletter;4/21/2012, Vol. 21, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that Phoenix Cardiac Surgery, a professional group has agreed to pay the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) a 100,000 U.S. dollar settlement and take corrective action to implement policies and procedures to safeguard the protected health information of its patients. The settlement was following an investigation by the HHS for potential violations of the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 privacy and security rules.
ACCESSION #
76129246

 

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