The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced its thirteenth right of access fine, bringing the 2020 fine total to eighteen fines. The HIPAA right of access enforcement is discussed below.
$36,000 Fine Issued Under HIPAA Right of Access Enforcement
Peter Wrobel, M.D., P.C., also known as Elite Primary Care, has agreed to a HIPAA settlement to settle right of access violations. The HIPAA settlement includes a $36,000 HIPAA fine, a corrective action plan, and two years of monitoring by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR).
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