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7 Steps for Handling a Patient HIPAA Privacy Complaint

A patient voices a concern of privacy violation because the provider mistakenly emailed her medical treatment information to unrecognized email addresses. Your Notice of Privacy Practices correctly informs the patient of her rights under HIPAA to file a privacy complaint with your organization’s Privacy Officer and the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). As the provider, […]

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Orthopedic Group Pays Big Fine for HIPAA Violation

Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic of North Carolina has agreed to pay $750,000 to settle charges that it might have violated the HIPAA Privacy Rule by disclosing protected health information

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