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Former Nursing Home Employee Accused of Defrauding Residents Out of $25,000 | 8/28/2020

Former Nursing Home Employee Accused of Defrauding Residents Out of $25,000 Home » HIPAA Breach News » Former Nursing Home Employee Accused of Defrauding Residents Out of $25,000 Posted By HIPAA Journal on Aug 28, 2020 Share this article on: Twitter A former nursing home employee has been accused of stealing the identities of dozens of nursing home residents and using their accounts to pay her bills. The woman, Anna Zur, 39 …

Industry Groups Urge FTC to Modify Breach Notification Rule | 8/25/2020

… for the individual,” according to the FTC. Since the FTC rule went into effect, the agency has received only three notifications of health data breaches affecting 500 or more individuals. By comparison, under the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule that pertains to covered entities and business associates that handle protected health information for treatment, business operations or payment, the Department of Health and Human Services as of Tuesday has received 3,376 …

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Kusserow on Compliance: OCR continues enforcement involving HIPAA breaches | 8/24/2020

You are here: Home / Wolters Kluwer- KC / Kusserow / Kusserow on Compliance / Compliance Officers / Kusserow on Compliance: OCR continues enforcement involving HIPAA breaches Kusserow on Compliance: OCR continues enforcement involving HIPAA breaches August 24, 2020 by Richard Kusserow 2020 Survey found 60 percent of health care organizations had recent OCR encounters Lifespan to pay $1,040,000 to Settle Unencrypted Stolen Laptop Breach Although many agencies have taken the Pandemic into consideration when …

Blackbaud Ransomware Attack Impacts 657,392 Northern Light Health Foundation Donors | 8/18/2020

Blackbaud Ransomware Attack Impacts 657,392 Northern Light Health Foundation Donors Home » HIPAA Breach News » Blackbaud Ransomware Attack Impacts 657,392 Northern Light Health Foundation Donors Posted By HIPAA Journal on Aug 18, 2020 Share this article on: Twitter The Brewer, ME-based 10-hospital integrated healthcare system, Northern Light Health Foundation, has announced it has been affected by the recent ransomware attack on Blackbaud Inc. The databases affected contained information about …

Most Popular HIPAA-Compliant Cloud Storage Services | 8/14/2020

… HIPAA include: HIPAA Privacy Rules — Regulate how an individual’s health information may be disclosed or used HIPAA Security Rules — Specify standards for safeguarding and protecting electronically created, processed, accessed or stored healthcare information The HIPAA Breach Notification Rule — Requires organizations to notify individuals whose personal health information has been exposed and regulates the process of notification The HIPAA Omnibus Rule — Clarifies definitions, procedures and policies; provides a checklist for Business …

HIPAA Breach Update | 8/14/2020

The Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (“DBHIDS”) is posting this notice to alert individuals that their personal health information may have been compromised as a result of a cybersecurity attack. This incident may impact individuals served by DBHIDS or its business associate, Community Behavioral Health (“CBH”), which assists DBHIDS in administering the behavioral health Medicaid program (HealthChoices) for the Philadelphia region. On March 31, 2020, DBHIDS learned …

HIPAA Breach Report for August 2020 | 8/13/2020

The Paubox Breach Report analyzed HIPAA breach reporting submitted to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services ( HHS ) in July to analyze the types of breaches of unsecured protected health information (PHI) affecting 500 or more people. This report will cover: HIPAA Breach es Ranked by People Affected HIPAA Breach es Ranked by Occurrence Takeaways Full Data HIPAA Breach es Ranked by People Affected Top Three Breach Types Network Server breaches again ranked …

Health Data Breach Tally Surges | 8/13/2020

… other large hacking incidents have been added to the federal breach reporting website. See Also: How To Cut Through The Web Of Insurance Fraud As of Thursday, the Department of Health and Human Services’ HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool website shows 302 major health breaches impacting nearly 8.7 million individuals have been added to the tally so far in 2020. That’s significant growth since July 9, when the tally listed 250 …

Four Healthcare Providers and a Ventilator Manufacturer Attacked with Ransomware | 8/11/2020

Four Healthcare Providers and a Ventilator Manufacturer Attacked with Ransomware Home » HIPAA Breach News » Four Healthcare Providers and a Ventilator Manufacturer Attacked with Ransomware Posted By HIPAA Journal on Aug 11, 2020 Share this article on: Twitter Long Island City, NY-based Boyce Technologies Inc, which makes transport communication systems and recently switched its production facilities to produce ventilators for hospitals during the pandemic, has been attacked with DoppelPaymer ransomware …

69,777 Patients Impacted by Allergy and Asthma Clinic of Fort Worth Hacking Incident | 8/6/2020

69,777 Patients Impacted by Allergy and Asthma Clinic of Fort Worth Hacking Incident Home » HIPAA Breach News » 69,777 Patients Impacted by Allergy and Asthma Clinic of Fort Worth Hacking Incident Posted By HIPAA Journal on Aug 6, 2020 Share this article on: Twitter Allergy and Asthma Clinic of Fort Worth has discovered an unauthorized individual gained access to its computer systems and potentially obtained patients’ billing information. The breach was …

PHI of Customers Stolen in Looting Incidents at Cub Pharmacies | 8/5/2020

PHI of Customers Stolen in Looting Incidents at Cub Pharmacies Home » HIPAA Breach News » PHI of Customers Stolen in Looting Incidents at Cub Pharmacies Posted By HIPAA Journal on Aug 5, 2020 Share this article on: Twitter Another pharmacy chain has announced that the protected health information of some of its customers has been stolen by looters in late May during the period of civil unrest. Between May 27-30, 2020 …

HIPAA Breach? | 8/4/2020

2 minutes ago, JKL33 said: No that is not a HIPAA breach; just using teamwork in caring for patients. That’s what I thought. But I’m just confused as to how they determine a nurse has breached confidentiality when we often have to access many different online charts from patients thats not assigned to us. 0 Likes by JKL33 I don’t know what exact flags they set up and I don’t …

Breaches Tied to Pharmacy Looting: Security Lessons | 8/3/2020

… breach report recently filed with the Department of Health and Human Services reflects break-in incidents that occurred in late May to early June at approximately 180 locations. The HHS Office for Civil Rights HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool website shows that Walgreens on July 24 reported thefts involving paper documents and portable electronic devices affecting more than 72,000 individuals. The devices were computer hard drives, Walgreens says. “Like many retailers …

HHS to Tier HIPAA Breach Fines Based on Level of Culpability | 7/30/2020

HHS to Tier HIPAA Breach Fines Based on Level of Culpability MONDAY, MAY 6, 2019 HHS to Tier HIPAA Breach Fines Based on Level of Culpability By Mitch Geiger May 3, 2019 Late on Friday, March 26, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a Notice of Enforcement Discretion Regarding HIPAA Civil Monetary Penalties. Essentially, HHS has updated the maximum dollar amount it will penalize health care providers …

Size Doesn’t Matter for OCR Enforcement Actions | 7/30/2020

… corrective action plan, including two years of monitoring, to settle an enforcement action OCR initiated against Metro. The controversy began when Metro self-reported a data breach on June 9, 2011 pursuant to the HIPAA breach notification regulations after it discovered an “impermissible disclosure of protected health information to an unknown email account” that affected 1,263 patients. OCR commenced an investigation and found “longstanding, systematic noncompliance with the HIPAA Security …

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… that “interrupted some systems and partially affected operations.” Protesters act as a smoke screen for drug theft? https://www.databreaches.net/more-pharmacy-chains-report-hipaa-breaches-linked-to-looting-during-protests/ More pharmacy chains report HIPAA breaches linked to looting during protests First it was Walmart disclosing that their pharmacies in stores in California and Chicago had suffered damage and theft by looters of medications ready for pickup with patient information …

CSD Launches Major Telehealth Campaign to Help Families | PR Newswire | 7/29/2020

… the environment Physical arrangement that minimizes disruptions (e.g. background noises, people walking by, etc.). Privacy Concerns CSD utilizes a HIPAA compliant video conferencing software, as well as guidelines and protocols to eliminate any potential HIPAA breaches. CSD and the client and caregiver will discuss all privacy guidelines or any other concerns in care regarding HIPAA compliance before stating services. For more information regarding services, please call 877-910-6538 or visit us …

HHS OCR Reaches HIPAA Settlement with Small Rural Health Care Provider | 7/29/2020

… security risk analyses, failed to implement HIPAA Security Rule policies and procedures, and failed to provide its workforce with HIPAA security awareness training until 2016. OCR’s investigation of Metro began when Metro filed a HIPAA breach report on June 9, 2011, following its impermissible disclosure of the PHI of 1,263 patients. Metro is a small Federally Qualified Health Center that provides discounted medical services to the underserved in rural North …

Why did Lifespan Health face such a stiff HIPAA penalty for a stolen laptop? | Healthcare IT News | 7/29/2020

… On the surface, this settlement, like many other OCR settlements, may seem harsh when people look at only the amount of money vis-a-vis the number of patients affected. In the world of HIPAA breaches, and data breaches in general, 20,431 affected individuals is not a large breach. And for a stolen laptop? Laptops get stolen every day, right? It has become quite common for those who find themselves …

PHI Compromised in CVS Pharmacy and Walgreens Break-ins | 7/29/2020

Home » HIPAA Breach News » PHI Compromised in CVS Pharmacy and Walgreens Break-ins Posted By HIPAA Journal on Jul 29, 2020 Share this article on: Twitter CVS Pharmacy is alerting certain patients that some of their personal and protected health information has been lost following several incidents at its pharmacies between May 27, 2020 and June 8, 2020. During that time frame, several of its pharmacies were affected by looting …

University of Utah Reports Phishing Attack Involving the PHI of up to 10,000 Patients | 7/28/2020

About HIPAA Journal University of Utah Reports Phishing Attack Involving the PHI of up to 10,000 Patients Home » HIPAA Breach News » University of Utah Reports Phishing Attack Involving the PHI of up to 10,000 Patients Posted By HIPAA Journal on Jul 28, 2020 Share this article on: Twitter The University of Utah has experienced a phishing attack that has potentially involved the protected health information of up to 10,000 patients …

Building a HIPAA compliant service.. | by Samir Pattanaik | WalmartLabs | Jul, 2020 | Medium | 7/24/2020

… and audit logs. At Walmart we have a centralized system, which retains all the application access and system audit logs. This helps us in monitoring and identifying compromised users’ info in case of a HIPAA breach. 3. Audit Control Audit control requires system to have an audit report which will be helpful in analyzing system activity in case of a HIPAA breach. Audit/System log should be captured for all …

HIPAA Breach Report for July 2020 | 7/21/2020

The Paubox Breach Report analyzed HIPAA breach reporting submitted to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services ( HHS ) in June to analyze the types of breaches of unsecured protected health information (PHI) affecting 500 or more people. This report will cover: HIPAA Breach es Ranked by People Affected HIPAA Breach es Ranked by Occurrence Takeaways Full Data HIPAA Breach es Ranked by People Affected Top Three Breach Types Email breaches again ranked first …

Top 5 HIPAA Violations You Should Watch Out For | 7/21/2020

… the risk. Your practice is better off facing a backlog of work than dealing with litigation, penalties, and reputational damage. Insufficient ePHI Access Controls Insufficient access controls for ePHI is another leading source of HIPAA breaches. Whether they occur at the email or network server level, access control breaches constitute 23 percent of all HIPAA violations, affecting more than 3.3 million individuals . Source: OCR Portal Section 164.312(a)(1) of …

Breach Lawsuit Against Pediatric Dental Practice Dismissed | 7/20/2020

… eye care practice, which has more than a dozen clinics in Alabama, was the 15th largest health data breach reported last year to federal regulators, according to the Department of Health and Human Services’ HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool website. In a statement on its website last October, Sarrell reported that it did not pay a ransom to recover its data. “To protect health information in the future, we rebuilt our …

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Why did Lifespan Health face such a stiff HIPAA penalty for a stolen laptop? | Healthcare IT News | 7/29/2020

… affected. But it’s important to consider what OCR is trying to accomplish. July 29, 2020 10:00 AM The United States Department of Health and Human Services recently reached an agreement with Lifespan Health System Affiliated … vis the number of patients affected. In the world of HIPAA breaches, and data breaches in general, 20,431 affected individuals is not a large breach. And for a stolen laptop? Laptops get stolen every day …

Sentara Hospitals to pay $2.2M HIPAA settlement for undisclosed data breaches | FierceHealthcare | 11/27/2019

… hospitals in Virginia and North Carolina, also agreed to take corrections actions as part of its settlement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR). According to OCR … release. RELATED: Medical imaging company to pay $3M to settle HIPAA breach impacting 300K patients The settlement is one of the largest fines so far this year, second to the University of Rochester Medical Center’s …

Medical Imaging

Sentara Hospitals to pay $2.2M HIPAA settlement for undisclosed data breaches | FierceHealthcare | 11/27/2019

… Medical imaging company to pay $3M to settle HIPAA breach impacting 300K patients The settlement is one of the largest fines so far this year, second to the University of Rochester Medical Center’s $3 million settlement for potential HIPAA violations. A Franklin, Tennessee-based medical imaging company also agreed to a $3 million HIPAA settlement with HHS as a result of a data breach that exposed the health information of …

New York health system to pay $3M HIPAA settlement | FierceHealthcare | 11/6/2019

… Medical imaging company to pay $3M to settle HIPAA breach impacting 300K patients Following the breaches, OCR investigated the health system’s compliance with HIPAA rules. That investigation found that URMC lacked security measures sufficient to reduce risks and vulnerabilities and failed to conduct an enterprise-wide risk analysis. The health system also failed to utilize device and media controls and did not encrypt and decrypt ePHI when it was reasonable …

Diagnostic Imaging

Sen. Warner Asks HHS for Answers on Unsecured Medical Images | 11/11/2019

… 18 answer his questions, including: Did HHS receive a notice from U.S.-CERT regarding the open PACS ports available with diagnostic imaging available on the internet without any restrictions? If so, what actions were taken … Unsecured access to this PHI on the internet is a HIPAA breach because it is a disclosure of PHI in a manner not permitted by the HIPAA Privacy Rule,” says independent HIPAA attorney Paul Hales …

Industry Voices—Patients deserve consistent standards for medical imaging servicing | FierceHealthcare | 6/5/2019

… that protects patient safety and device performance, there is a current lack of consistent standards. Equipment that includes staples of diagnostic imaging such as MRI machines, CT scanners and ultrasound systems that health care professionals … industry. RELATED: Medical imaging company to pay $3M to settle HIPAA breach impacting 300K patients Federal oversight of medical device servicing now only extends to the device’s original manufacturer leaving maintenance and repairs performed by …

HIPAA Privacy

New York health system to pay $3M HIPAA settlement | FierceHealthcare | 11/6/2019

… University of Rochester Medical Center’s settlement is one of the biggest fines so far this year involving violations of the HIPAA privacy and security rules. (tashka2000/Getty) The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) is … facility. RELATED: Medical imaging company to pay $3M to settle HIPAA breach impacting 300K patients Following the breaches, OCR investigated the health system’s compliance with HIPAA rules. That investigation found that URMC lacked security measures …

12 criteria to assess and mitigate BA management risk | 10/22/2019

… Designate a privacy officer and security officer Designating both a privacy and security officer indicates a BA’s commitment to the HIPAA privacy and security rules. A privacy officer is responsible for developing a HIPAA-compliant … assure appropriate and timely response to incidents. Report on any HIPAA breaches by the vendor or subcontractor The BA should be asked about HIPAA breaches that they may have caused or been part of, along …

Health Data Breach

Health Data Breach Tally: Ransomware Proliferates | 10/8/2019

Ransomware attacks are among the largest incidents added to the federal tally of major health data breaches in recent weeks. Attacks on a variety of clinics affected a total of more than 1 million individuals. See Also: 10 Incredible Ways You Can Be Hacked Through Email & How To Stop The Bad Guys A Tuesday snapshot of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool website shows …

Health Data Breach Tally Spikes; AMCA Breach Reports Added | 9/5/2019

The federal tally of major health data breaches has spiked over the last month, mostly because of the American Medical Collection Agency incident, which led to nearly two dozen breach reports from the firm’s affected clients. See Also: Webinar Passwords: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow? Be Careful What You Wish For. As of Thursday, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights’ HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool website showed …

AMCA

Health Data Breach Tally Spikes; AMCA Breach Reports Added | 9/5/2019

HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool website showed that the number of individuals affected by breaches added to the tally so far this year has tripled to nearly 33 million since Aug. 5 , when Group offered a snapshot assessment. Commonly called the “wall of shame,” the federal tally lists health data breaches affecting 500 or more individuals. AMCA Breach Impact As of Thursday, breach reports from at least 22 AMCA clients were …

Premera Blue Cross to pay $10M to 30 states over 2014 data breach | FierceHealthcare | 7/12/2019

… practices and provide data security reports to the Washington State Attorney General’s Office. RELATED: Third medical testing company impacted by AMCA breach as Congress seeks answers For years prior to the breach, cybersecurity experts and … information. RELATED: Medical imaging company to pay $3M to settle HIPAA breach impacting 300K patients Premera also is required to hire a chief information security officer who will hold regular meetings with Premera’s executive management …

HIPAA Security

Compliancy Group Helps Navigate New Hampshire Insurance Data Security Law | PRWeb | 8/28/2019

Compliancy Group Helps Navigate New Hampshire Insurance Data Security Law Share Article With the enactment of the New Hampshire Insurance Data Security Law, going into effect on January 1, 2020, Compliancy Group is preparing New Hampshire businesses comply with The New Hampshire Insurance Data Security Law while also satisfying HIPAA compliance. “If you possess PHI, and have established and maintained compliant HIPAA Privacy Rule, HIPAA Security Rule, and HIPAA Breach

Industry Voices—3 lessons learned from a HIPAA audit | FierceHealthcare | 6/5/2019

… is important for hospitals and healthcare facilities to look at some of the common mistakes that are repeatedly noted in HIPAA security reviews. (Getty/designer491) According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services … report. RELATED: Medical imaging company to pay $3M to settle HIPAA breach impacting 300K patients From the final report, the OCR will determine whether an organization was in compliance with HIPPA and, if not, where …

Patient Safety

The Risks Of Myopic Medical Device Management | Health IT Outcomes | 6/14/2019

… create headaches for compliance and security officers. The government, medical device manufacturers, and hospitals have an obligation to first ensure patient safety while providing patient care. There are myriad processes in place to rigorously test … organizations will find themselves on the wrong side of the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule and miss the mandatory reporting period. None of these changes will take place without the full support of the CEO and …

Industry Voices—Patients deserve consistent standards for medical imaging servicing | FierceHealthcare | 6/5/2019

… have come to expect quality in every part of the health system. Meeting high standards goes hand in hand with patient safety, and we often take for granted the fact that the tools health professionals … industry. RELATED: Medical imaging company to pay $3M to settle HIPAA breach impacting 300K patients Federal oversight of medical device servicing now only extends to the device’s original manufacturer leaving maintenance and repairs performed by …

Compliancy Group

Big IT, Inc Achieves HIPAA Compliance with Compliancy Group | PRWeb | 4/1/2020

Big IT, Inc Achieves HIPAA Compliance with Compliancy Group Share Article Big IT, Inc has demonstrated compliance with federal HIPAA regulation by completing Compliancy Group’s proprietary 6-Stage HIPAA Risk Analysis and remediation process. Big … standards outlined in the HIPAA Privacy Rule, HIPAA Security Rule, HIPAA Breach Notification Rule, HIPAA Omnibus Rule, and HITECH. These standards have been heavily vetted against the letter of the law and meet federal NIST …

Compliancy Group Helps Navigate New Hampshire Insurance Data Security Law | PRWeb | 8/28/2019

Compliancy Group Helps Navigate New Hampshire Insurance Data Security Law Share Article With the enactment of the New Hampshire Insurance Data Security Law, going into effect on January 1, 2020, Compliancy Group is preparing New Hampshire businesses comply with The New Hampshire Insurance Data Security Law while also satisfying HIPAA compliance. “If you possess PHI, and have established and maintained compliant HIPAA Privacy Rule, HIPAA Security Rule, and HIPAA Breach

Paubox

HIPAA Breach Report for November 2019 | 11/10/2019

The Paubox Breach Report analyzed HIPAA breach reporting submitted to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services ( HHS ) in October to analyze the types of breaches of unsecured protected health information (PHI) affecting 500 or more people. This report will cover: HIPAA Breaches Ranked by People Affected HIPAA Breaches Ranked by Occurrence Takeaways Full Data HIPAA Breaches Ranked by People Affected Top Three Breach Types Email breaches ranked in first …

HIPAA Breach Report for October 2019 | 10/7/2019

The Paubox Breach Report analyzed HIPAA breach reporting submitted to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services ( HHS ) in September to analyze the types of breaches of unsecured protected health information (PHI) affecting 500 or more people. This report will cover: HIPAA Breaches Ranked by People Affected HIPAA Breaches Ranked by Occurrence Takeaways Full Data HIPAA Breaches Ranked by People Affected Top Three Breach Types Network Server breaches ranked in …

Premera Blue Cross

Premera Blue Cross to pay $10M to 30 states over 2014 data breach | FierceHealthcare | 7/12/2019

Premera Blue Cross, the largest health insurance company in the Pacific Northwest, has agreed to pay $10 million to 30 states following an investigation into a data breach that exposed confidential information on more than … information. RELATED: Medical imaging company to pay $3M to settle HIPAA breach impacting 300K patients Premera also is required to hire a chief information security officer who will hold regular meetings with Premera’s executive management …

Premera Blue Cross to pay $10M to 30 states over 2014 data breach | FierceHealthcare | 7/12/2019

Premera Blue Cross, the largest health insurance company in the Pacific Northwest, has agreed to pay $10 million to 30 states following an investigation into a data breach that exposed confidential information on more than … information. RELATED: Medical imaging company to pay $3M to settle HIPAA breach impacting 300K patients Premera also is required to hire a chief information security officer who will hold regular meetings with Premera’s executive management …

Roger Severino

Sentara Hospitals to pay $2.2M HIPAA settlement for undisclosed data breaches | FierceHealthcare | 11/27/2019

… breach of PHI had occurred,” OCR said in a press release. RELATED: Medical imaging company to pay $3M to settle HIPAA breach impacting 300K patients The settlement is one of the largest fines so far … a right to know when sensitive information has been exposed.” Roger Severino, OCR Director, said in a statement. “When health care providers blatantly fail to report breaches as required by law, they should expect vigorous …

New York health system to pay $3M HIPAA settlement | FierceHealthcare | 11/6/2019

… its resident surgeons containing PHI was stolen from a treatment facility. RELATED: Medical imaging company to pay $3M to settle HIPAA breach impacting 300K patients Following the breaches, OCR investigated the health system’s compliance with … devices needlessly puts patient health information at risk,” OCR Director Roger Severino said in a statement. “When covered entities are warned of their deficiencies, but fail to fix the problem, they will be held fully …

Heather Landi

New York health system to pay $3M HIPAA settlement | FierceHealthcare | 11/6/2019

by Heather Landi Nov 6, 2019 9:20am The University of Rochester Medical Center’s settlement is one of the biggest fines so far this year involving violations of the HIPAA privacy and security rules. (tashka2000/Getty … facility. RELATED: Medical imaging company to pay $3M to settle HIPAA breach impacting 300K patients Following the breaches, OCR investigated the health system’s compliance with HIPAA rules. That investigation found that URMC lacked security measures …

Medical imaging company to pay $3M to settle HIPAA breach impacting 300K patients | FierceHealthcare | 5/7/2019

by Heather Landi May 7, 2019 10:00am The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights alleges that a medical imaging company’s FTP server allowed uncontrolled access to its patients’ health data and enabled search engines to index the health data even after the server was taken offline. (tashka2000/Getty) A Franklin, Tennessee-based medical imaging company will pay $3 million to the U.S. Department of Health …

Bob Ferguson

Premera Blue Cross to pay $10M to 30 states over 2014 data breach | FierceHealthcare | 7/12/2019

… million settlement was negotiated with the Washington attorney general’s office and filed in state court Thursday. Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson led a coalition of 30 state attorneys general investigating the company’s practices following … information. RELATED: Medical imaging company to pay $3M to settle HIPAA breach impacting 300K patients Premera also is required to hire a chief information security officer who will hold regular meetings with Premera’s executive management …

Premera Blue Cross to pay $10M to 30 states over 2014 data breach | FierceHealthcare | 7/12/2019

… million settlement was negotiated with the Washington attorney general’s office and filed in state court Thursday. Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson led a coalition of 30 state attorneys general investigating the company’s practices following … information. RELATED: Medical imaging company to pay $3M to settle HIPAA breach impacting 300K patients Premera also is required to hire a chief information security officer who will hold regular meetings with Premera’s executive management …