Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Shasta Regional Medical Center Settles HIPAA Security Case for $275,000

HHS Statement

Shasta Regional Medical Center (SRMC) has agreed to settle an investigation by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) about potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule and will pay a $275,000 monetary settlement.  SRMC has also agreed to a comprehensive corrective action plan to update its policies and procedures on safeguarding PHI from impermissible uses and disclosures and to train its workforce members.

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