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avatar Business Associates Face the Same HIPAA Penalties as Covered Entities: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The Attorney General of New Jersey recently announced a $200,000 settlement for a HIPAA violation with a business associate, one of the classic examples of .. read more

avatar How Does a $16 Million HIPAA Violation Settlement Grab You? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) has announced the biggest HIPAA violation settlement yet—that is, $16 million, smashing .. read more

avatar New California Breach Notification Law: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law a California bill regarding breach notification, A.B. 2828, amending California Civil Code §§ 1798.29(a) and 1798.82(a) so that, .. read more

avatar HIPAA Breach in Washington, DC.

If I don’t have a topic for a blog entry, all I apparently have to do is to wait a few days, and someone will .. read more

avatar What If Your Google Search Reveals Your Medical Record?

A patient at St. Joseph Health System of Orange County, California, discovered that his medical record was available through search engines. This discovery resulted in .. read more

avatar Federal HIPAA Lawsuit Against a Business Associate

The Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson has sued a debt collection company in federal court for HIPAA violations involving an employee’s laptop stolen in Minneapolis. .. read more

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