HHS Reaches $80K Settlement for PHI Disclosure to News Outlet

On November 20, 2023, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced a settlement with Saint Joseph’s Medical Center. Saint Joseph’s Medical Center agreed to pay $80,000 to resolve an incident that stemmed from the healthcare provider disclosing patient information to a news outlet. St. Joseph’s Exposes Patient Information to a News Reporter During the height [...]