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The OCR recently announced its next major HIPAA enforcement settlement
1. Skyline Urology to Pay $1.85 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations of Medicare Overbilling –
Have you ever wanted to ask the government, “Well, what about your and your own compliance program?”
1. Colorado Hospital Pays $111,400 for Failure to Terminate Former Employee’s Access to ePHI -
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is gearing up to pay 4.3 million dollars in fines in civil penalties for HIPAA violations after the OCR accused MD Anderson of violating the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules.
Last month the OCR announced a $3.5 million settlement with Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA).
It’s that time of year! Everyone is running around trying to complete their 2017 HIPAA Security Risk Analysis as required under Meaningful Use and/or MACRA.
1. Overlooking risks leads to breach, $400,000 settlement - If you’re a compliance officer like me, you already know that overlooking risks will probably lead to a breach.