Tag Archives: HIPAA Breach

You Received a Letter from OCR, Now What?

At some point in time most group practices, hospitals or other provider organizations will receive a letter from the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”). The letter will state that OCR received a complaint from a patient, employee or some other … Continue reading

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Monthly Data Breach Roundup: Hacking and Insiders in the Lead

The Breach Barometer published monthly through the joint effort of Protenus and Databreaches.net┬áprovides a fair amount of insight into data breach happenings. As noted in the report, the findings are based upon information obtained through searching records and releases, not … Continue reading

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Fulfilling a Promise: Big, Juicy HIPAA Fine

The HHS Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced a $3.5 million settlement with Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc. and five of its subsidiaries (collectively, “Fresenius”) following the report and investigation of five separate breach notifications. Of note, the five breaches … Continue reading

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