A Massachusetts physician group has agreed to a $1,500,000 HIPAA fine after losing 3,621 patient records contained on a stolen laptop. This is a the second loss of records by the organization.
The restitution is payable over three years, the agreement is here.
Insurance coverage has become readily available for costs incurred from losses of patient data, with increasing regulations many healthcare organizations find it increasing affordable to insure against complying with increasing regulations.
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