How state AGs are ramping up general HIPAA enforcement

By | August 19, 2019
New York real estate

· New York’s state attorney general has increased its enforcement actions in recent years. These include:
· University of Rochester Medical Center, $ 15,000 fine for insufficiently training nurse practitioner who shared patient information (2015)
· CoPilot Support Services, $ 130,000, for permitting unauthorized access to health records of 220,000 residents (2017)
· Aetna, $ 1.15 million, for revealing HIV/AIDS status through a mailing label error (2018)
· Arc of Erie County, $ 200,000, for a business associate exposing sensitive protected health information (2018)
· Emblem Health, $ 575,000, revealing Social Security numbers on mailing labels (2018)
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