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avatar Latest HIPAA Violation Settlement–$850,000 for a Stolen Laptop: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

I don’t understand why, with all the high six-figure and seven-figure resolution agreements (basically, settlements), covered entities do not provide adequate security for laptops and .. read more

avatar Was ESPN Reporter’s Tweet of NFL Player’s Medical Record a HIPAA Violation? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

SBNation ran a story showing that ESPN’s Adam Schefter had tweeted that Jason Pierre-Paul, a New York Giants defensive end, had suffered the amputation of .. read more

avatar Largest Takedown in History for Medicare Fraud: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

At first blush, Medicare fraud may seem unrelated to HIPAA. Such, however, is not the case, although the HIPAA crimes discussed in this post are .. read more

avatar Another HIPAA Criminal Conviction! HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

In another HIPAA criminal conviction, a Texas hospital worker has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for criminal HIPAA violations. Joshua Hippler, 30, .. read more

avatar The Bigger You Are, the Harder You’re Hacked: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Anthem, previously known as WellPoint, Inc., the nation’s second-largest health insurance company, recently suffered a sophisticated external cyberattack. Reportedly, 80 million of Anthem’s insureds had .. read more

avatar California News re Health Information Privacy and Security and HIPAA Breach Notification Rule: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

In October 2014, Kamala D. Harris, Attorney General, California Department of Justice, released the California Data Breach Report. The report noted that, in the health .. read more

avatar MA AG Settles Cross-border HIPAA and Breach Notification Enforcement Suit: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

So only the state attorney general in the state in which you do business can file a lawsuit against you? Right? No, wrong. A Rhode .. read more

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