TV Filming of Hospitals Lead to $1 Million HIPAA Fines

Tony Abraham of Healthcare Dive reports that major hospitals in the Boston area were penalized $999,000 for HIPAA fines by the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) for allowing television film crews to film a documentary series.  The hospitals included: Boston Medical Center...

Are States AGs Stepping Up Over Feds for HIPAA Enforcement?

According to Marianne Kolbasuk McGee of GovInfoSecurity, So far this year, federal regulators have issued only three HIPAA enforcement actions, a big drop from the two previous years. So is a recent HIPAA settlement issued by the New York state attorney general's...

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