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ALJ Affirms Penalties for HIPAA Violations

Posted in Civil Monetary Penalty, Enforcement

For only the second time in its history, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)¬†Office for Civil Rights (OCR)¬†has imposed civil monetary penalties (CMPs) on a health care provider for HIPAA violations. Lincare, Inc. d/b/a United Medical (Lincare) was found to have violated HIPAA when the estranged husband of one of its managers… Continue Reading