OCR Settles Tenth Investigation in HIPAA Right of Access Initiative

Published: 11/06/2020

Sources:
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has settled its tenth enforcement action in its HIPAA Right of Access Initiative.  OCR announced this initiative as an enforcement priority in 2019 to support individuals' right to timely access to their health records at a reasonable cost under the HIPAA Privacy Rule.

Riverside Psychiatric Medical Group (“RPMG”) has agreed to take corrective actions and pay $25,000 to settle a potential violation of t

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