Category Archives: HITECH

Head In the Sand Leads to HIPAA Fine

Continuing a hot streak in the fall of 2020, the Office for Civil Rights announced another HIPAA settlement with a business associate on September 23, 2020. The $2,300,000 fine was imposed on a business associate following a months long cyberattack … Continue reading

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Security Risk Hiding in Plain Sight

Security risks can lurk behind every corner, but some places can feel more hidden than others, even if that is not the case. One area perceived as hidden is the source code underpinning various digital health or other software based … Continue reading

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Why Now?: Question Surrounding FQHC HIPAA Fine

Why now? That is a question that Metropolitan Community Health Services, which operates as Agape Health Services (“Agape”) must be asking at this point in time. Agape is a federally qualified health center that just entered into a HIPAA related … Continue reading

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