Systemic NonCompliance

The story narrative varies slightly from episode to episode, but the outcome is generally the same.  Pay a fine, make a plan, regret not doing this all in the first place.  This isn’t some soap opera or Netflix binge-worthy series; this is real life and the characters...

Second Largest Fine

Coming in second can sometimes be a good thing. But not when you’re on the receiving end of a HIPAA fine and have to pay out $6.9 million like Premera Blue Cross. The insurer is the largest health plan in the Pacific Northwest, serving more than 2 million people. This...

Lost Laptop Leads to New Kind of Accident

Fender Bender In Carroll County, Georgia, there was a vehicle accident of an unusual kind recently.  It resulted in the Department of Health & Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) slapping a $65,000 fine on West Georgia Ambulance when they were found to...