Tag: personal information

  • The Next Major Public Health Crisis Posted on: October 15, 2020     In: COVID-19 Response

    In 2014, a business associate of a healthcare entity was notified by law enforcement that it had suffered a cyberattack to the company's information system. The hackers were able to access and exfiltrate the health information of more than 6 million people from numerous entities served by the business associate. In addition to a fine issued by OCR, a related covered entity was sued and a multimillion-dollar settlement was reached. OCR placed the covered entity under a very detailed corrective action plan.

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