5 HIPAA Data Breaches Lead to $3.5M OCR Settlement

Source: Xtelligent Media  |  Health IT Security

February 01, 2018 – Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA) recently agreed to a $3.5 million OCR settlement following allegations that it committed HIPAA violations on five different occasions at separate FMCNA covered entities.  FMCNA provides product and services for individuals with chronic kidney failure, and has a network including dialysis facilities, outpatient cardiac and vascular labs, urgent care centers, hospitalist, and post-acute providers.