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OCR Doles Out Record Fine for Right of Access Violation

On July 15, the Department of Health & Human Services Office for Civil Rights announced 11 new enforcement actions, including the biggest penalty doled out since the agency began the right of access program back in April 2019—$240,000 against Texas nonprofit Memorial Hermann Health System.

A female healthcare office assistant in light blue scrubs hands medical records and a pen to a female patient. Stock photo.