Three individuals allegedly gained unauthorized access to a healthcare provider’s electronic health record (EHR) platform with the intent to steal and sell protected health information (PHI). Two separate schemes, both involving Lydia Henslee, earned the alleged criminals millions of dollars. More details regarding the breach and potential HIPAA criminal penalties are discussed.
What Allegations Are They Facing?
Earlier this month, Demetrius Cervantes and Amanda Lowry, two of the individuals involved in the first criminal scheme, pled guilty to conspiracy to obtain information from a protected computer. The third defendant, Lydia Henslee, is facing additional charges.
So what supposedly happened?