Williams Mullen: Health Insurer’s Costly Privacy Breach Provides Guidance For Managing HIPAA Risks Associated With Electronically Stored PHI

B y Brian C. Vick In the first enforcement action resulting from a reported privacy breach under the HITECH Act, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee ("BCBST") recently entered a $1.5 million settlement with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services following the theft of 57...