Ms Rina Mady

Rina Mady

Updates

Healthcare & Life Sciences

Advocate Health to pay largest-ever HIPAA settlement
USA | 31 August 2016

Advocate Health Care Center has agreed to pay $5.55 million to settle multiple violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). This is the largest HIPAA settlement to date against a single entity and is reportedly due to the severity of the HIPAA violations and the length of time that they were allowed to persist.

OCR civil monetary penalty upheld
USA | 09 March 2016

The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently announced that an administrative law judge had ordered a home health provider to pay $239,800 in civil monetary penalties for violating the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 Privacy Rule. This marks only the second time that the OCR has imposed civil monetary penalties for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act violations.