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Mississippi medical center hit with $2.75M fine for privacy breach

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Jul
2016
Mississippi medical center hit with $2.75M fine for privacy breach

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The Department of Health and Human Services hit the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) with a $2.75 million fine over a health data breach, its second major privacy action in a week.

The HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is penalizing UMMC for a series of alleged privacy and security violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, also known as HIPAA. The settlement relates to a password-protected laptop that went missing from the hospital’s intensive care unit in March 2013.

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