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HHS Announces New HIPAA Breach Settlement

HHS has announced its first HIPAA breach settlement involving less than 500 patients.  The announcement came on January 2, 2013 following a disclosure by the provider, Hospice of North Idaho.  The facts involved the theft of an unencrypted stolen laptop that contained ePHI for 441 individuals.  HHS found that the provider did not do a […]

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