6 largest HIPAA settlement fines of 2016

“2016 served as evidence of two looming and growing issues in health IT: data breaches and HIPAA settlements.

Not only did the number of data breaches and cyberattacks increase throughout the year, but HHS’ Office for Civil Rights also continued to become more aggressive in enforcing HIPAA regulations.

Here are six of the largest HIPAA settlement fines in 2016 as reported by Becker’s Hospital Review.”

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Author: Erin Dietsche