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Advocate Health Care Settles Potential HIPAA Penalties for $5.55 Million

This is a HIPAA Settlement Announcement

Final

Issued by: Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

Issue Date: July 08, 1905

Advocate Health Care Settles Potential HIPAA Penalties for $5.55 Million

Advocate Health Care Network (Advocate) has agreed to a settlement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), for multiple potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) involving electronic protected health information (ePHI). Advocate has agreed to pay a settlement amount of $5.55 million and adopt a corrective action plan.

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