A Strong Message on Improper PHI Disclosure to News Media

November 26, 2018 Mayuri Kumar

In at least the fourth federal HIPAA case involving improper disclosure of patient information to the media, federal regulators have slapped a three-doctor practice in Connecticut with a financial penalty.

In a Monday statement, the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights says it has signed a $125,000 settlement with Allergy Associates of Hartford, which has four locations in Connecticut.

David Holtzman’s comments are featured in this article.

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