Ambulance Company Slapped With HIPAA Fine

January 2, 2020 Mayuri Kumar

Federal regulators have smacked a Georgia-based ambulance company with a $65,000 financial settlement and corrective action plan in a case involving "longstanding" HIPAA compliance issues.

In a statement issued Monday, the Department of Health and Human Services said it had reach a settlement with West Georgia Ambulance after an HHS Office for Civil Rights investigation into a breach reported in February 2013.

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