$750,000 Settlement Highlights Need for HIPAA Business Associate Agreements
Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic of North Carolina has agreed to pay $750,000 to settle charges that it potentially violated the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Privacy and Security Rules by failing to execute a business associate agreement prior to turning over protected health information of 17,300 patients to a potential business partner. The settlement includes a robust corrective action plan.
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