HHS slashes maximum fines for less-severe HIPAA violations

//HHS slashes maximum fines for less-severe HIPAA violations

HHS slashes maximum fines for less-severe HIPAA violations

The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights, which has the enforcement responsibility for HIPAA violations, has announced a cut to the maximum Civil Monetary Penalty (CMP) for most Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) violations. As stated in the official notice from the OCR, released last month, “Current HHS regulations apply the same cumulative annual (civil monetary penalty) limit across four categories of violations. As a matter of enforcement…

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By | 2019-05-08T12:45:02+00:00 May 8th, 2019|Healthcare|

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