Tag Archives: HIPAA

HIPAA Compliance: New York Health Plan Sanctioned for Photocopier Breach

In an August 14, 2013 press release, the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) announced that Affinity Health Plan, Inc. will settle potential violations of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules for $1,215,780. Affinity is a not-for-profit managed care … Continue reading

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HIPAA Compliance: California Medical Center Sanctioned for Statements to Media and Workforce

In a June 13, 2013 press release, The Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) announced that Shasta Regional Medical Center (“SRMC”) has agreed to pay $275,000 and implement a comprehensive corrective action plan to settle an investigation concerning potential … Continue reading

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Compliance Alert: New Wellness Program Regulations Released

On June 3, 2013, the U.S. Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services released new regulations applicable to wellness programs. The new regulations clarify how the PPACA’s wellness rules interact with pre-existing rules established by the Health Insurance … Continue reading

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