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Health Care Provider Pays $100,000 Settlement to OCR for Failing to Implement HIPAA Security Rule Requirements

This is an OCR Press Release announcing resolution of case with Steven A. Porter, M.D.

Final

Issued by: Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

Issue Date: March 03, 2020

Health Care Provider Pays $100,000 Settlement to OCR for Failing to Implement HIPAA Security Rule Requirements

The practice of Steven A. Porter, M.D., has agreed to pay $100,000 to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and to adopt a corrective action plan to settle a potential violation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule.  Dr. Porter’s medical practice provides gastroenterological services to over 3,000 patients per year in Ogden, Utah. 

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