2023 HIPAA Year-End Wrap-Up: HHS Issued $4 Million in Fines, Breaches Affected 109M Patients

2023 was a banner year for healthcare fines and breaches. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights settled thirteen cases with healthcare organizations for potential HIPAA violations. The OCR breach portal also listed 553 large-scale breaches on its site. 2023 OCR Fines: Who and Why In 2023, the HHS OCR settled cases with eight covered entities and [...]