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4.3 Million Is Too High a Penalty for HIPAA Violation, Says Federal Court

by | Feb 19, 2021

Case: A federal appeals court has shot down what had been the fourth largest OCR penalty for a HIPAA violation as having “no lawful basis.” That decision means that instead of $4.3 million, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will have to pay $450,000 for failing to encrypt protected patient data. OCR doled […]

Case: A federal appeals court has shot down what had been the fourth largest OCR penalty for a HIPAA violation as having “no lawful basis.” That decision means that instead of $4.3 million, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will have to pay $450,000 for failing to encrypt protected patient data. OCR doled […]

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