The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has imposed $4.3 million in fines against Cignet Health of Prince George's County, Maryland for violations of the HIPAA Privacy Rule.
The HHS Office of Civil Rights found that 41 patients were denied access to their medical records. The HIPAA Privacy Rule requires that this information be provided to patients within 30 days of the request.
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Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services