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$3.2 Million HIPAA Non-Compliance Penalty Announced

On February 1, 2017, the HHS OCR announced that the Children’s Medical Center of Dallas (Children’s) received a $3.2 million HIPAA non-compliance penalty based on its impermissible disclosure of unsecured electronic protected health information (PHI) and non-compliance with multiple HIPAA requirements over many years. Children’s has paid the full civil money penalty of $3.2 million. Children’s is a pediatric hospital in Dallas, Texas.

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