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Enforcement Example AP Dermatology

This is an announcement of a settlement agreement with Adult & Pediatric Dermatology, P.C, correcting deficiences in its HIPAA compliance program. The target audience is health care professionals.

Final

Issued by: Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

Issue Date: July 05, 1905

HHS Settles with Health Plan in Photocopier Breach Case

Adult & Pediatric Dermatology, P.C., of Concord, Massachusetts (APDerm) has agreed to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), including a $150,000 payment. APDerm will also be required to implement a corrective action plan to correct deficiencies in its HIPAA compliance program.

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