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Barnes & Thornburg LLP: HIPAA Settlement – Improper Storage Of EPHI
Posted on 16 Jul 2015 by Barnes & Thornburg LLP

By Stacy L. Cook On July 10, 2015, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced a HIPAA settlement with St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center (SEMC), a tertiary care hospital in Brighton, Massachusetts. SEMC has agreed to pay $218,400 and adopt a robust... Read More

Barnes & Thornburg LLP: Another Round Of HIPAA Audits
Posted on 8 Apr 2014 by Barnes & Thornburg LLP

By Stacy Cook The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently announced that it will be sending surveys to approximately 1,200 organizations in preparation for conducting HIPAA audits. The HIPAA audits are mandated by the HITECH Act. According to the... Read More