Optum Medical Care Settlement Marks OCR’s 46th Right of Access Enforcement Action

On December 15, 2023, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR), announced a $160,000 right of access settlement. Since OCR announced its focus on right of access enforcement in 2019, it has settled with 46 healthcare organizations for potential violations of the standard. In a press release announcing the most recent right of access settlement, [...]